Paul’s “Problem” with Torah: Why Evangelicalism’s Law vs Grace Preaching Needs to be Reconsidered

Paul had a problem with the Torah.[1] There is no denying this fact. The nature of the problem, however, is certainly up for debate. Growing up as a child of evangelicalism, the problem was often framed in binaries: law vs. grace or religion vs. grace or works vs. faith or flesh vs. Spirit or slavery [Read More...]

Getting “up to date” on the Study of St. Paul in about 30 Mins: Wright and Gorman Conversation

Here’s a great video, from Fortress Press, that walks through major themes in NT Wright’s latest book on Paul. It includes a discussion guide that can be used in a discussion group, classroom, or small group. Discussion Guide (Thanks to Fortress Press) [Read more...]

Is N.T. Wright right about Paul or is John Piper? – The continuing debate

Anyone who enjoys quality theological inquiry can’t get enough of N.T. Wright. Readers of this blog know that I’ve been highly influenced by his teachings on Jesus, Paul, the early church, and new creation. Wright’s new book, which is volume 4 in his Christian Origins and the Question of God series, is called: Paul and the [Read More...]

Paul was Jewish but NOT a “Christian”

An excellent discussion on Jesus Creed: “Mark Nanos is on a mission to expound for readers of Paul a Paul who never broke from Judaism. His project, and here we are sketching some of what he says in the book edited by Mike Bird called The Apostle Paul, is both about rhetoric and theology. Nanos, who [Read More...]


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