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April 10, 2014
The Problem of Joshua (RJS)
Lately I've been listening once again to the early part of the Old Testament. Genesis...
April 01, 2014
From Tower Building to Net Mending (RJS)
Ronald E. Osborn wraps up part one of his new book Death Before the Fall:...
March 27, 2014
A Gracious Response (RJS)
Last week Ken Ham found reason to highlight the BioLogos grant program Evolution & Christian Faith....
March 25, 2014
Renewed and Renewing (RJS)
Chapter six of Ronald E Osborn's new book Death Before the Fall: Biblical Literalism and...
March 20, 2014
Are Stage Props Necessary? (RJS)
The fourth and fifth chapters of Ronald E. Osborn’s new book Death Before the Fall:...
March 18, 2014
The Bible and That “Women” Question (RJS)
It strikes me as interesting that so many embrace the interpretation that men are the...
March 13, 2014
Unwholesome Complexity (RJS)
What does it mean to take scripture seriously? Is literalism the only faithful approach? The...
March 11, 2014
Inspiration and Its Implications
All traditional church confessions and bodies at some place affirm the "inspiration" of Scripture, but...
March 08, 2014
English Majors and the Bible (Morgan Guyton)
Morgan Guyton, author of this post, agreed to let me repost it here. I hope...
March 06, 2014
No Interpretation Needed!? (RJS)
On Sunday Scot put up a short post highlighting a shift at Bryan College tightening...
February 25, 2014
Start With Isaiah (RJS)
Last Tuesday I put up a post addressing the supposed revelation that camels in Genesis...
February 18, 2014
The Mighty Mysterious Camel (RJS)
There has been something of a stir around the internet and on the news the...
February 11, 2014
It Starts With Genesis (RJS)
The Great Debate between Ken Ham and Bill Nye last week was interesting. There is...
December 30, 2013
Scripture and Authority: Four Propositions
What is the Bible? A very common observation is that you answer that question by...
December 26, 2013
The Greatest Drama Ever Staged (RJS)
On Christmas Eve (day) I posted a reflection from one of Dorothy Sayers' essays in...
December 24, 2013
Story and History (RJS)
The book of essays by Dorothy Sayers Christian Letters to a Post-Christian World reprinted as...
December 16, 2013
The Bible’s Authority: Thoughts
There are people who listen to a Shakespeare play about ancient Rome and think the...
December 11, 2013
Reading the NT in its Galaxy
Brent Sandy's sketch of reading the NT in the context of its own world of...
December 09, 2013
Reading the Bible in its Galaxy
John Walton, this time with Brent Sandy, has done it again. We have a new...
December 06, 2013
Dan Wallace, Incarnation and Inerrancy
From Reclaiming the Mind: The center of all theology, of the entirety of the Christian...
December 05, 2013
Babel in Ancient Context (RJS)
Standing alongside the garden, Cain and Abel, and the Flood we have a fourth classic...
November 21, 2013
It is a Conundrum Pt. 2 (RJS)
On Tuesday I put up a post It is a Conundrum Pt. 1 that gave...
October 31, 2013
Reading the Old Testament (RJS)
There was an interesting and often enlightening, occasionally frustrating, conversation on my post Tuesday Should...
October 29, 2013
Should Reading the Bible Make One an Atheist? (RJS)
Over the last few weeks I have put up links to a couple of videos...
October 14, 2013
Certainty is Idolatry
Here's the argument: we are born with an ache and yearning to find love in...
October 02, 2013
The Bible: What Kind of Book?
What we think of Scripture can be mapped on a spectrum from God to human,...
September 19, 2013
Greg Boyd and the Bible
Jonathan Merritt's excellent interview with Greg Boyd is here, and you can read the whole...
September 19, 2013
Reflections on Reading Genesis 1-3 (RJS)
We have posted several times over the last few months on Genesis 1-3 and on...
September 18, 2013
“Any that pisseth against the wall”
There you have the "unseemly clause" in the Old Testament, at least according to the...
August 01, 2013
Is It (or “OT”) All About Land? (RJS)
Pete Enns has a couple of interesting posts recently: And the main point of the...
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