Monthly Archives: March 2013

Four Principles for a Renewed NT Theology

1. The post-Easter emergence of a common culture of worship, mission, and reflection — not isolated ecclesial communities (“Markan,” “Johannine,” “Pauline”), but rather an integrated field of reflection and argument. 2. The textual interrelation of the NT texts: Synoptics to … Continue reading

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Elect Israel

Let’s assume that the exegetical pay-off of Rom. 9-11 is that all biological descendents of Abraham are irrevocably elect (this is disputed, of course, but it increasingly seems to be the majority reading). This has an interesting theological pay-off that … Continue reading

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Hugo riffs Berkeley

“Tous les aspects des choses sont des pensées de Dieu” (Victor Hugo, Les Miserables, Tome III, Ch. 4).

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