Archives for August 2005

I Had a Colleague who said these things

A former colleague of mine, whose name shall go unmentioned here, was notorious for off-the-wall comments in class. (Suggested names will be permitted, and if enough get it right I’ll disclose the person’s name). One student of his decided to begin recording them. She gave them to me, and I’ll give you some of them [Read More…]

Evangelicals and Eastern Orthodoxy

My colleague, Brad Nassif, will be giving a paper on what he learned from evangelicalism as an Eastern Orthodox theologian at a conference in the Chicago area. Details: [Read more…]

Women Bloggers

Brother Maynard has done his best to come up with a not-to-be-continually- updated list of women bloggers, and it is worth checking out each site. [Read more…]

King of NT Websites and Blogging

If you haven’t been to Mark Goodacre’s site, it is the best place I’ve seen for collecting and sorting out online sites for NT studies. I’ve visited often myself, but don’t think I’ve ever mentioned it here. [Read more…]

Resurrection, once more

Three major books on the resurrection have come out in the last few years, and each of them takes us well beyond the age-old debates and evidence that are continually re-hashed and offered up as boilerplate apologetics. N.T. Wright’s The Resurrection of the Son of God, Alan Segal’s Life after Death, and now the extensively-documented, [Read More…]

Jesus on Being Missional 4

One of those sayings with a funny name, “The Prohibition of Foreign Missions by Jesus,” comes from Matthew 10:5-6. Jesus here tells his followers to concentrate on the “lost sheep” of the house of Israel and not go off to the ways of the Gentiles or to a city of the Samaritans. Jesus’ mission was [Read More…]

Leon Morris and the New Perspective!

If you have followed the flap that some have with NT Wright, Jimmy Dunn, EP Sanders and others about the New Perspective of Paul and justification by faith, The Blue Rajah contends Leon Morris was not unlike them well before them! Worth reading. [Read more…]

Jesus on Being Missional 3

I’ll be off to class early tomorrow morning, so I’m posting this one tonight. And if I don’t get something off early, Kerry Doyal writes me and tells me I’m sleeping in or something. In this third post on Jesus’ view of “missional” as can be seen in Matthew 9:35-11:1 (the so-called “mission”ary discourse), we [Read More…]

Pagitt on Preaching 1

This is the first in a series of posts by Brad Boydston and me on Doug Pagitt’s new book, Preaching Re-imagined. We will be posting these on both Brad’s site and this site, so you can go to either to read them. [Read more…]

Christians and Politics

Mike Herman of Christianity Today has notified me that Tom Brokaw will be airing Sept 9 a new program about the influence of Evangelicals in the political realm. [Read more…]