Category Archives: hermeneutics

What Genesis Says (and Doesn’t) About Human Origins

Next Thursday evening, I’ll be giving a public lecture in Montreal on the early chapters of Genesis. Here’s the abstract: When Christians debate issues related to origins (age of the universe and earth, how creatures came to be: evolution vs. … Continue reading

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Bonhoeffer on Eve and Mary

I’ve been enjoying re-immersing myself in Bonhoeffer’s Creation and Fall. Just finished a section of a paper I’m writing on Bonhoeffer’s understanding of community, in which I analyze Bonhoeffer’s theological reading of Scripture. Here’s a wonderful little typological tidbit, reminiscent … Continue reading

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Is God Male?

Some good traffic and discussion on my post over at The Junia Project. Click here to read and join in the conversation.

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I’m Convinced that the Evolutionary Paradigm of Human Origins is True. Now What?

I’m Convinced that the Evolutionary Paradigm of Human Origins is True. Now What? If one becomes convinced that evolution is real – it happened – what then is one to do with the Bible? With traditional Christian beliefs and doctrines? … Continue reading

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New Chapter Published on Theological Hermeneutics

– My chapter on Francis Watson and Stephen Fowl as theological interpreters of Scripture has been published and is now available. It’s included in Pillars in the History of Biblical Interpretation, Vol. 2, ed. Stanley E. Porter and Sean A. Adams. Click … Continue reading

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A Masai Creed

I came across this Masai creed today and thought I’d share it. A beautiful example of the universality of the gospel expressed through the particularity of Masai tradition and culture. Here it is: We believe in the one High God, … Continue reading

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My post on 1 Tim 2

So, apparently my post at the Junia Project website on “Why 1 Tim. 2:8-15 does not ban women from teaching and having authority in the church” received over 8500 views as of last week! Here is the link in case … Continue reading

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Women in the Church Blog Series

Women in the Church: Why I’m an Egalitarian   Last year, over the course of a few months, I wrote a series on women in the church that outlines my approach to being an egalitarian. I often get requests for links … Continue reading

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Women in the Church: Part 11

Women in the Church: Why I am an Egalitarian Part 11: Difficult Texts: Ephesians 5:21-33 Today’s post is the final of three addressing key New Testament texts often cited to restrict or prohibit women from certain ministries in the church, … Continue reading

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Egalitarianism series: to be concluded next week

Next week, I will conclude my series on egalitarianism by looking at husband-wife relationships in Ephesians 5. Stay tuned . . .

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