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Horton: Covenant and Eschatology

Thesis: We live in Paul’s Two Ages, not Plato’s Two Worlds. It is this which structure the rest of theological prolegomena. Horton is not giving us a systematic theology, but showing what theology would look like using the Covenant. Eschatology … Continue reading

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Review: Thinking in Tongues

This is from James KA Smith’s earlier days, before he became NPR’s token Christian thinker.  This book is actually good, which pains me to say.  Smith seems unbalanced in many ways since writing this book.  I think it is Trumpphobia … Continue reading

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Spirit and Word (Mowinckel)

This book is a collection of essays, which content is different from what the title suggests. The majority of the book is a collection of Mowinckel’s articles on Form Criticism. Only the final two chapters deal with “word” and “spirit” … Continue reading

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Through Hegel, Fire, and Sword

(With proper acknowledgments to Lewis Ayres for the title). Consistency in life and doctrine is a mark of the gospel.  The godly man  does not flit from doctrine to doctrine.   That represents an unstable mind.  However, consistency of doctrine is … Continue reading

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