“AHA” moments: biblical scholars tell their stories (3): Daniel Kirk

Today’s “aha” moment is brought you by Daniel Kirk, associate professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary, where he has taught since 2008. When he’s not watching a Coen Brothers movie, Kirk blogs at Storied Theology (“telling the story of a story-bound God”). His has written Jesus Have I Loved, but Paul?: A Narrative Approach to the [Read More…]

Does Paul’s Theology Require a Historical Adam? Thoughts from J. R. Daniel Kirk

Recently, Daniel Kirk posted his thoughts on the historical Adam question in Fuller Theological Seminary’s Spring 2013 issue of “Theology, News, and Notes.” He followed up with a post on his own blog. Many know Kirk from his books Jesus Have I Loved, but Paul?: A Narrative Approach to the Problem of Pauline Christianity and Unlocking Romans: Resurrection [Read More…]

Guest Post: The Story’s Story

Today’s guest post is the second of two by J. R. Daniel Kirk, assistant professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary who blogs over at Storied Theology. Daniel is the author of Unlocking Romans and Jesus Have I Loved, but Paul? Here he continues his thoughts on why the Bible should be read as story, not a theological textbook–even if [Read More…]

Daniel Kirk on Jamie Smith and the Bible

A couple of days ago, James K. A. Smith posted a review of The Evolution of Adam on his new science/faith website “The Colossian Forum.” Smith is professor of philosophy at Calvin College and senior fellow at newly minted Colossian Forum, which hopes to provide a “new kind of conversation” free of fear and animosity–an admirable goal. The next day, [Read More…]