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  • Bart Ehrman Has a Change of Heart image

    Bart Ehrman Has a Change of Heart

    Exactly nine years ago to the day, in the very first week of this blog, I referred to Bart Ehrman as the New Testament scholar most likely to be cited by atheists. Much... Read more
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    The Ministry of Loitering

    We had the privilege of having David Devenish with us recently on Catalyst Leadership Training. He was talking about the difficult but vital balance we have to strike,... Read more
  • The Warning-Assurance Tension in 1 Corinthians Reviewed in RBL image

    The Warning-Assurance Tension in 1 Corinthians Reviewed in...

    It is a great privilege to have your academic work reviewed in the Review of Biblical Literature, and by Victor Paul Furnish at that. He has read my book carefully,... Read more
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    Praying the Cursing Psalms

    We had a wonderful discussion with Trevor Laurence recently on the Mere Fidelity podcast, on the subject of the cursing (or "imprecatory") psalms. Of all the episodes... Read more
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    Eucharismatic Signs

    There are seven signs in the Gospel of John, and they follow a 1-2-1-2-1 pattern. (I'm excluding miracles which John does not identify as signs, such as the walking on... Read more
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    The Lodestar of Western Morality

    The absolute standard of Western morality used to be Jesus, and now it is Hitler. That is the remarkable conclusion of Alec Ryrie's remarkable book, Unbelievers: An... Read more
  • The Mythology of the Populist Left (and Perhaps Also the Church) image

    The Mythology of the Populist Left (and Perhaps Also the...

    A social researcher and former Labour employee has recently described the three myths of the populist Left. Chris Clarke’s Warring Fictions: Left Populism and its... Read more
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    Review of the Year 2019

    Here's a bunch of things (mostly online) which I enjoyed this year. If you're on Twitter, get in touch and let me know what I missed! Read more
  • Manhood and Womanhood: What’s the Problem? image

    Manhood and Womanhood: What’s the Problem?

    Several cracking articles have appeared in the last week or so on the subject of men and women: at TGC, Jesus Creed, 9Marks, and other places. I want to highlight two in... Read more
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    Books of the Year 2019

    I had a number of reading surprises this year. Several books which I expected to be great turned out to be only OK; some books I expected to be OK turned out to be... Read more