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    Did Matthew Misquote Jeremiah?

    The pedantic ones among us tend to worry when we find the New Testament writers sourcing things to one prophet when they were actually uttered by another one. Like... Read more
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    The Theodicy Odyssey

    Mike Bird, over at Euangelion, suggests that the demand for a watertight theodicy in response to the problem of evil is logically incoherent. It’s not the first time... Read more
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    Five Views On Justification

    Those who have been following the justification debate, as well as those who have been somewhat bamboozled by what exactly everyone is disagreeing about - I still think... Read more
  • Seven Point Armalvinism image

    Seven Point Armalvinism

    Last week, I made reference to the fact that I don’t like using the labels ‘Calvinist’ or ‘Arminian’ because I agree with three and a half of the Calvinist... Read more
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    Discussion on Polity and Multi-Site


    Here's a fascinating discussion on multi-site with Darrin Patrick, James Macdonald, Mark Dever and Thabiti Anyabwile, who disagree graciously on a number of things....
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  • Foucault, Augustine and the Queer Hippo image

    Foucault, Augustine and the Queer Hippo

    Steve Holmes, who lectures in theology at St Andrews, and with whom I spent the day recently, has written a very thought-provoking piece on human sexuality. He considers... Read more
  • Roger Olson, Arminianism and the Death of Exegesis image

    Roger Olson, Arminianism and the Death of Exegesis

    I'd always assumed that the differences between Calvinists and Arminians came down to exegesis.
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    Kubernesissentials

    In the ancient world, boats had a captain and a helmsman. The captain set the course and decided where the boat was going, and it was the helmsman’s job to make sure... Read more
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    Why did God put the Tree in the Garden?

    I’m not sure what the hardest biblical question of all time is, but any shortlist has to include this one: why did God put the tree in the garden? Read more
  • The Dark Side of Emerging Adulthood image

    The Dark Side of Emerging Adulthood

    Christian Smith has had a busy time of it recently. A few weeks ago, the Notre Dame professor's book The Bible Made Impossible started a wide-ranging and fascinating... Read more