I received this volume several years ago, but I wanted to tout its usefulness for those who may not have picked up a copy. The book is James Ware’s Synopsis of the Pauline Letters in Greek and English, published by Baker in 2010. For those who may not know, Ware has taken the Pauline texts… Continue reading A Most Useful Volume
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”… Continue reading Book Review: Charts on the Life, Letters, and Theology of Paul
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… Continue reading 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… Continue reading Resemblance?
One of the books that I’ve been reading for a paper this semester is Paul and His Theology. It’s a collection of essays from various scholars on, as you have brilliantly deduced, various aspects of Pauline theology. In fact, I would love to own a copy of this book, but because it is published by… Continue reading Paul and His Theology
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
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… Continue reading Milk and Meat