Category Archives: Bible

The Politics of God’s Plenty

I’ve posted over on the Political Theology blog again, this time on Isaiah 55:1-5 and the politics of God’s plenty. This passage confounds the logic of our capitalist economies. As if the owner of a great market, God summons his … Continue reading

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Podcast: N.T. Wright and His Reformed Critics

The latest Mere Fidelity podcast has just gone online. A couple of weeks ago, we discussed the theology of N.T. Wright. This week, Derek Rishmawy, Andrew Wilson, and I explore the subject of N.T. Wright and his Reformed critics. Take a listen, and … Continue reading

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N.T. Wright on Heaven and Earth, Male and Female

N.T. Wright recently made some controversial statements in opposition to same-sex marriage. He begins his argument against same-sex marriage by observing the dangers of the sudden and prescriptive redefinition of key terms, remarking upon examples of extensive attempts to transform … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Trinity and the Bible, with Fred Sanders

The latest episode of the Mere Fidelity podcast has just gone online. This week, Derek Rishmawy, Matt Lee Anderson, and I are joined by Fred Sanders for a discussion of the Trinity and the Bible. I am sure that Sanders’ … Continue reading

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Pentecost!

As it is Pentecost tomorrow, I took the time to correct a broken picture and some formatting problems in an old post on the subject: The Background of Pentecost. Within the post, I discuss several of the Old Testament narratives … Continue reading

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#Luke2Acts—Some Notes on John 14 to 21

The Twitter #Luke2Acts Bible study has just reached the final chapter of John. I have written notes from the beginning of Luke. The full list of Luke posts is found here. The full list of John posts is found here. JOHN … Continue reading

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The Politics of Pentecost

I’ve posted over on the Political Theology blog again, this time on the politics of Pentecost: The Church created at Pentecost is a dramatic contrast to the project of Babel and all attempts to repeat it. Rather than gathering all … Continue reading

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#Luke2Acts—Some Notes on John 3 to 13

Last night I posted some of my comments on chapters 1 and 2 of John in the continuing #Luke2Acts Twitter Bible study. The following are more condensed notes on John 3 to 13.   JOHN 3 I’ve addressed the theme … Continue reading

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#Luke2Acts—Some Notes on John 1 and 2

The #Luke2Acts study has continued on Twitter over the last couple of weeks (you can see my notes on Luke here). I thought that I would post some notes from chapters 1 and 2 of John. I wasn’t able to … Continue reading

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New Birth in the Gospel of John

[I wrote this essay over seven years ago and would write it rather differently, were I to write it today. It is fairly mediocre and doesn’t make for especially gripping reading, but I thought that I would post it now because it … Continue reading

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