Book Review – What is Biblical Theology by James Hamilton

We all live inside of a story. No this isn’t a Stranger than Fiction or Truman Show kind of statement; I mean that all of us (whether consciously or unconsciously) have a bigger picture story (a narrative) that shapes our lives. Some people live according to a story written by a guy named Charles DarwinContinue reading “Book Review – What is Biblical Theology by James Hamilton”

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Atonement (Part 3): A Wright Account of the Atonement

Today we begin to wrap up this min-series on the atonement by looking at what I take to be the most convincing account of the atonement. One that follows N.T. Wright’s work in NT Studies. We will be looking at this account over the next few days. I begin by laying out some groundwork. [TentativelyContinue reading “Atonement (Part 3): A Wright Account of the Atonement”

Christ, Culture, and College Students – A Reformed Perspective (Pt. 4)

Last time we looked at the concept of cultural transformation. Today we turn to our third subject: cultural transformation and the Biblical meta-narrative. _________________________________ Transforming Culture and the Biblical Meta-Narrative There are many Christians throughout the history of the Church who have held the view that God desires to transform culture; that God desires someContinue reading “Christ, Culture, and College Students – A Reformed Perspective (Pt. 4)”

Church and Culture, Eschatology, and the Biblical Meta-Narrative

Question: How should the church engage culture? Should it seek to transform it? Answer: One of the major conflicts in evangelicalism revolves around the notion of how much the Church should engage culture. Although there is conflict, there are certain things that most traditions agree upon. For instance, there is agreement that the Church shouldContinue reading “Church and Culture, Eschatology, and the Biblical Meta-Narrative”