Archives for Nov 17, 2008 @ 12:00

Larry Hurtado at North Park

Larry Hurtado, Professor of New Testament at Edinburgh University in Scotland, will give the 8th Annual Kermit Zarley Lectures at North Park University this Wednesday and Thursday. Both lectures are open to the public and will begin at 3:30pm. The lectures are held at Isaacson Chapel at the Seminary. Hurtado’s life work has been in [Read More…]

Church Politics 1

Here’s a letter I’m using with permission and Wednesday I’ll give my reflections. Have you seen this? Have you seen it the other way, too, with a person getting in trouble for being too conservative? Scot,   Let me first say that your thoughts and writings has encouraged me as a believer and pastor.  I [Read More…]

Translations: Which one is best?

I got a request from an e-mailer to blog on translations. This is the first one of such posts. There are a number of good translations available, and there are advocates for each one, and they use a variety of reasons for why they are advocates for one over another. I think there is a [Read More…]

Gospel 33

We are doing a series on the meaning of “gospel” — with a view to defining the term gospel in a way that is faithful to the early Christian faith. Today we begin looking at how the term “gospel” and “gospeling” (or “evangelizing”) are used in Paul’s letters to the Corinthians. Our first text is [Read More…]