To see the practical implications Paul’s apocalyptic gospel in Galatians it is helpful to begin by looking at chapter 1 … Continue reading Getting Practical with Paul’s Apocalyptic Gospel
When Paul first came to the churches in Galatia the gospel he preached was received with much enthusiasm. However, after … Continue reading Who are Paul’s Opponents in Galatians?
The answer to the question of “what is Paul’s gospel?” must have some continuity with Jesus’ proclamation of the gospel. … Continue reading What is Paul’s Gospel? (Paul’s Apocalyptic Gospel)
You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; … Continue reading Two Concepts of Freedom in Galatians
In 2012 a large group of scholars gathered at St. Andrews for the fourth in a series of triennial Scripture … Continue reading Galatians and Christian Theology
When Richard Hays says something you listen. The author of such ground shaking books like The Moral Vision of the … Continue reading Richard Hays on Being Pastoral-Theologians like Paul
Recently a couple of biblical scholars wrote interesting articles on their blogs discussing the state of current Pauline scholarship. Scot … Continue reading Moving Past the New Perspective on Paul
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This past week in my class on Romans and Galatians my students answered the following prompt: Who do you believe … Continue reading Who is Paul Talking About in Romans 7?
When it comes to atonement theologies people often break them up into classic, satisfaction, and subjective categories. However it might … Continue reading The Direction of Atonement in Luther’s Theology