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  • The “Coming of the Son of Man”: Did Jesus Get it Wrong? image

    The “Coming of the Son of Man”: Did Jesus Get it...

    Taken at face value, the gospels indicate that Jesus said the Son of Man was going to come in glory within a generation - but he didn't, and he still hasn't. That, based... Read more
  • Pistis Christou: A Pauline Bungle? image

    Pistis Christou: A Pauline Bungle?

    For a generation, the discussion has been raging in academic circles over whether the Greek phrase pistis Christou should be understood as meaning ‘faith in Christ’... Read more
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    Kim John-L

    Last year, I got into a conversation with an articulate, educated man in Starbucks about what was wrong with the world, and what the solution was. His response, as it... Read more
  • Universalists Have a Point image

    Universalists Have a Point

    Most heresies have a strong point. That's how they convince people that they're not heresies. Marcionism came about because there is, to be fair, a significant... Read more
  • The Pre-Modern, The Modern and the Post-Modern Jesus image

    The Pre-Modern, The Modern and the Post-Modern Jesus

    The Times Literary Supplement has just featured a wonderful triple-whammy review, in which Tom Wright critiques three books on Jesus: the Pope’s Jesus of Nazareth... Read more
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    The Pooh Community

    If you’ve ever thought that there was something ever-so-slightly Emperor’s New Clothes-ish about New Testament studies – particularly when it comes to... Read more
  • The Gospels As Eyewitness Accounts image

    The Gospels As Eyewitness Accounts

    Many readers of this blog will know of Richard Bauckham's magisterial book, Jesus and the Eyewitnesses, in which one of the world's leading New Testament scholars makes... Read more
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    Compassion Or Envy?

    This is a really provocative thought experiment from the rabidly right-wing, yet infuriatingly insightful, American pastor Doug Wilson. It bothered me, so now I’m... Read more
  • Twenty Myths in the Gender Debate image

    Twenty Myths in the Gender Debate

    There are a number of myths surrounding the ministries of men and women in the church. Specifically, a lot of things are commonly believed by complementarians about... Read more
  • THINK Conference Bookings Now Open image

    THINK Conference Bookings Now Open

    If the rumour mill is worth anything at all, some of you based in the UK may have heard of the THINK conference, which we’re running on 10 May 2012. Some of you may... Read more