Thursday, November 28, 2013

Weekly Random Links

Inerrancy and the recent non-apocalyptic discussion at the annual Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) 

As a biblical scholar who deals with the messy parts of the Bible (i.e., the Old Testament), I came away with one recurring impression, a confirmation of my experience in these matters: mainstream American evangelicalism, as codified in the Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy, doesn’t really know what to do with the Bible as a historical text.

The End of Protestantism

What I’m calling “Protestantism” does the same with Roman Catholicism. Protestantism is a negative theology; a Protestant is a not-Catholic. Whatever Catholics say or do, the Protestant does and says as close to the opposite as he can. ...

#1 King Jesus Gospel Question

The most common question I am getting about The King Jesus Gospel: The Original Good News Revisited is this one: How do we evangelize now?

Paul and the Faithfulness of God N. T. Wright | Review by: Douglas J. Moo

Reviewing N. T. Wright’s Paul and the Faithfulness of God is like trying to get a handle on the U.S. tax code. In 1,513 pages (like Luke-Acts, split into two volumes), Wright not only outlines his distinctive vision of Paul’s theology (chs. 9-11); he also describes the worldview that generates that theology (chs. 6-8) and, in keeping with his view of theology as historically rooted, sets it in first-century context.