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    Mouthfuls of Death

    If we didn’t want to be lied to, we wouldn’t be out in the market of lies looking for good deals. If we didn’t want to be lied to, we wouldn’t be buying false... Read more
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    Becoming Racist

    For those who are not on Twitter, this is a superb thread from Bradly Mason (@AlsoACarpenter), entitled “How I Became a Racist.” There is a lot to think about and... Read more
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    Philosophers and Fashion Designers

    Worldly philosophers and thinkers have always been something like the high-fashion designers who live in a sort of alternative reality. They make unbelievably stupid... Read more
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    Why Do We Read Scripture?

    Sometimes I use this blog as a place to jot down preaching and teaching ideas that occur to me, so I can find them later. (Come to think of it, that's pretty much all I... Read more
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    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
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    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