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  • Ten Reasons You Should Read Fleming Rutledge’s The Crucifixion image

    Ten Reasons You Should Read Fleming Rutledge’s The...

    Sorry for the double-posting today, but I've just written a review of Fleming Rutledge's magnificent The Crucifixion over at The Gospel Coalition which you might be... Read more
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    Why Is Theology So Difficult?

    Here's a helpful paragraph from Gregory of Nazianzus (329-390) on why theology is so difficult (or, in his words, the incomprehensibility of the divine nature). In his... Read more
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    What Happened to the Absurd?

    I was in Paris a few days ago, and as luck would have it, I was staying right by the Pompidou Centre on its 40th birthday, so admission was free. I browsed the massive... Read more
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    Trinity and Akedah

    Here's the conclusion of Fleming Rutledge's wonderful treatment of the Akedah, Abraham's near-sacrifice of Isaac: Read more
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    Long Hours and Laziness

    Sometimes we work long hours because we are lazy. It's counterintuitive but, I suspect, true. I'm speaking as a WEIRD man with young children and a desk job, so this may... Read more
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    Christophanies in the Old Testament?

    There is an ancient practice of identifying Old Testament theophanies as manifestations of the second person of the Trinity in particular, that is, as the preincarnate... Read more
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    The Triumph of Religion in the Nineteenth Century

    At a popular level, the nineteenth century is usually seen as a century in which religion begins to decline. Quite the opposite, argues C. A. Bayly in The Birth of the... Read more
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    Devoted to the Breaking of Bread

    We've been in a short series called Devoted at King's London, based on Acts 2:42, and I just preached on what it means for us to be "devoted to the breaking of bread."... Read more
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    Convinced of This (by John Hosier)

    John Hosier is a fairly remarkable chap. In my book, anyone who can pastor a church and raise Matt Hosier at the same time has got to be fairly impressive; John has been... Read more
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    Modernity and Man Utd

    One of the challenges faced by any student of "modernisation," or whatever we call it, is how to sail between the Scylla of Eurocentrism and the Charybdis of fashionably... Read more