Today we celebrate (mourn, think about, reflect upon, take your pick) the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. With this … Continue reading Was the Reformation a Mistake?
Over the years I have really come to appreciate all sorts of interpretive handbooks. One of my favorite is the … Continue reading Book Review – Interpreting the General Letters: An Exegetical Handbook by Herbert Bateman IV
Colossians is full of allusions to the Old Testament. For instance Colossians 2:2-3 makes an allusion to Daniel 2 as … Continue reading Some Thoughts on Colossians: Colossians 1 and the Old Testament
The last post in this series of posts on hermeneutics was titled: How to Read Your Bible (or How You … Continue reading How To Read the Bible (I’m Not Being Snarky!)
Today I want to continue our (unofficial) mini-series on hermeneutics. I never intended to start a series on interpreting the … Continue reading How to Read Your Bible (or How You Actually Read the Bible)
Recently I have been doing some thinking about how our contexts affect our reading of Scripture. In doing my own … Continue reading That’s Not in the Text!!!
It has been said that one of the themes in the history of evangelicalism is that energetic populist or democratic … Continue reading Interpreting the History of American Evangelicalism: 2 Lenses (Part 1)