Archives for Nov 18, 2016 @ 4:56

Theological Gun Clubs

By John Frye Scot McKnight introduced us recently to a new work by John Goldingay in a post titled “Systematic vs. Biblical Theology.” As I read the post and the comments that followed, I remembered a story that Eugene H. Peterson wrote to “Gunnar,” a composite person in The Wisdom of Each Other: A Conversation [Read More…]

Biblicism Revisited 2

Christian Smith, in Bible Made Impossible, The: Why Biblicism Is Not a Truly Evangelical Reading of Scripture, contends that what many of us (evangelicals) affirm is impossible to hold with intellectual integrity. Buy this book, read it slowly and carefully, and ponder it … because this book is a very serious call for us to develop [Read More…]