Month: April 2016

A (Sort of) Book Review: Gospel Women

Richard Bauckham. Gospel Women: Studies in the Named Women of the Gospels. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002. Richard Bauckham is without a doubt an exceptional scholar of both biblical theology and the non-canonical texts of early Christianity and Second Temple Judaism. Gospel Women focuses that immense knowledge… Continue Reading “A (Sort of) Book Review: Gospel Women”

What the H-E-Double Hockey Sticks, Pt. 20: A Response to Four Views on Hell (pt. 1 of 4)

This review of the first essay in the Four Views on Hell Second Edition was prepared for and published on the Rethinking Hell blog, and is shared here by permission. *** In the discussion of hell, Denny Burk has a very significant advantage; his… Continue Reading “What the H-E-Double Hockey Sticks, Pt. 20: A Response to Four Views on Hell (pt. 1 of 4)”

The Glory of God

Sunday, April 17, 2016. You Asked for It: The Glory of God (Exodus 33:12-33, 34:5-7a)   Sources: Paul Barnett. The Second Epistle to the Corinthians. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997. F.F. Bruce. The Gospel of John. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1983. John I. Durham. Exodus (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1987.… Continue Reading “The Glory of God”

Why is the Song of Songs in the Bible?

Sunday, April 10th, 2016. “Why is the Song of Songs in the Bible and What is its Relevance for Today?”   Sources: Richard Beaton. “Song of Songs 3: History of Interpretation”. Dictionary of the Old Testament Wisdom, Poetry & Writings. Tremper Longman III & Peter… Continue Reading “Why is the Song of Songs in the Bible?”

The Peace of God Which Transcends Understanding

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016. “The Peace of God Which Transcends Understanding” (Philippians 4:4-9)   Sources: Karl Barth. Epistle to the Philippians (40th Anniversary Ed.). Trans. James W. Leitch. Louisville: WJK, 2002. Gordon Fee. Philippians (IVP New Testament Commentary). Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 1999. G. Walter Hansen. The Letter… Continue Reading “The Peace of God Which Transcends Understanding”