My Favorite Academic but Accessible Books on St. Paul

In this post, I continue a bit of a series on books I recommend on the Apostle Paul. This list isn’t exhaustive, in any way. In fact, I have several others I like (sometimes more, perhaps). But this is still the list that I’d say would be a ‘go to’ for where I’d invite people [Read More…]

Camping Responds to Rapture Failure: World to Be Destroyed On October 21, 2011 (My Thoughts)

Tonight on Harold Camping’s Open Forum Radio show, he gave his thoughts on what most view as a failed prediction.  His claim in this situation is that all the dates he predicted were in fact correct.  You may be thinking: REALLY?  Apparently, Jesus did return on May 21st, but it was a “spiritual coming.”  He [Read More…]

Are You a Neo-Roman or a Subverter of Empire? Quote to Ponder: R. Horsley

I have had to take a break from blogging for the past several weeks.  1) I have moved to a new city for a new and exciting ministry opportunity 2) I am in the middle of researching the Roman Empire and Luke’s Gospel.  I have not adequately interacted on my prior “atonement” post, but will [Read More…]