Archives for May 23, 2017 @ 5:12

Lord, Save Us From a Prooftext Faith (RJS)

Scripture is not a collection of proof-texts, propositions and commandments, to be pulled out on demand to answer our questions and guide our behavior. Scripture is the story of God’s mission in the world. The Gospel writers understood this and conveyed the story of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus in this context. Richard [Read More…]

The Viability of the Old Testament

No one in our culture defends the value of the Old Testament any more than John Goldingay, professor of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary, and one of my favorite OT scholars (even if his books get a bit too long at times). He’s also good at provocation, as can be seen in this title: Do [Read More…]