Book Review: Charts on the Life, Letters, and Theology of Paul

Charts on the Life, Letters, and Theology of Paul by Lars Kierspel Kregel | Amazon | CBD Thanks to the kind folks at Kregel for this review copy, which I received free of charge in exchange for an unbiased review. For many readers in the fields of theology and biblical studies, the juxtaposition of “charts”… More Book Review: Charts on the Life, Letters, and Theology of Paul

Thought for the Day

Vincent Branick comments, In pointing out Paul’s apocalyptic thinking, Beker joins K. Stendahl, J. Munck, and other great Pauline scholars who correctly eschew a modern ‘privatized’ and anthropocentric interpretation of Paul. Paul is not wrestling with the question, ‘How can I experience a saving God?’ or ‘How can I assure my personal salvation?’ Paul’s task… More Thought for the Day


I was reading through Anthony Thiselton’s The Living Paul: An Introduction to the Apostle’s Life and Thought this morning and something caught my eye. The portrait of Paul used on the cover art bears a rather strong resemblance to Gerard Butler, better and forever known as King Leonidas from 300. What do you think? Αυτω… More Resemblance?

Abraham as Prototype

Michael Gorman posted an interesting proposal regarding the understanding of Paul’s reference to Abraham in Romans 4. For time’s sake I’ve not commented on it, but if I have opportunity later I may. Do give it a read–very interesting! Αυτω η δοξα, Jason

Milk and Meat

In preparing for this Sunday’s message (1 Cor. 3:1-4), I find myself still not totally convinced of an interpretation in the passage. The question I had was/is, “What exactly does Paul mean in his reference to milk and meat in 3:2?” Here’s the verse: “I fed you milk, not solid food, because you were not… More Milk and Meat