biblical theology

Does Paul’s Theology Require a Historical Adam? Thoughts from J. R. Daniel Kirk

Posted by PeteEnns on May 6, 2013 in biblical theology Christianity and evolution New Testament No Comments

Recently, Daniel Kirk posted his thoughts on the historical Adam question in Fuller Theological Seminary’s Spring 2013 issue of “Theology, News, and Notes.” He followed up with a post on his own blog. Many know Kirk from his books Jesus Have I Loved, but Paul?: A Narrative Approach to the Problem of Pauline Christianity and Unlocking Romans: Resurrection

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Brian McLaren’s “Toward the Other” (Christianity ≠ Hating People)

Posted by PeteEnns on October 5, 2012 in biblical theology violence of God No Comments

Recently, Brian McLaren posted a video “Toward the Other.” The video summarizes the main points of McLaren’s new book Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha, and Mohammed Cross the Road?: Christian Identity in a Multi-Faith World. I haven’t read the book yet, but I’ve watched the video, and McLaren, as always, gives us a lot

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Reading Ecclesiastes Christianly

Posted by PeteEnns on November 6, 2011 in biblical theology Ecclesiastes No Comments

EerdWord, the blog of Eerdmans Publishing Co., has posted a brief segment from my upcoming Ecclesiastes commentary (due out this month). In this segment I talk about reading a challenging book like Ecclesiastes from a Christian point of view. Among other things, I mention the notion of a “Christotelic” approach and “first and second readings.”

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