Should Christians Judge? — Paradigm Shift

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Christians sometimes get confused with the concept of judging. Biblically we are commanded to judge (John 7:24 says, “Stop judging by mere appearances, and make it right judgement”). Then at the same time we are biblically told that we are not to …

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Ancient Astronaut Theory and Racism — Dr. Michael Heiser


I’ve blogged before about how the theory of ancient aliens being responsible for the monumental building of ancient Egypt and other contemporaneous civilizations is inherently racist. The idea is basically that the humans of Egypt and these other cultures were simply too inept to achieve what they achieved without alien help. They needed aliens or…

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Interview with Jōrg Frey about the Theology of Jude and 2 Peter — Euangelion


Professor Jōrg Frey is Professor of New Testament Studies at the University of Zurich and is the author The Letter of Jude and the Second Letter of Peter: A Theological Commentary (trans Kathleen Ess; Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2018). Jude and 2 Peter are much neglected letters, and you’ve written a distinctly theological commentary…

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Early to Mid-November 2018 Presuppositional Apologetics’ Links


The Cleanness of my Hands


I love the Psalms

Reading: Psalm 18
(Verses 16-24)
He reached down from on high and took hold of me;
he drew me out of deep waters.
He rescued me from my powerful enemy,
from my foes, who were too strong for me.
They confronted me in the day of my disaster,
but the L
ORD was my support.
He brought me out into a spacious place;
he rescued me because he delighted in me.

The LORD has dealt with me according to my righteousness;
according to the cleanness of my hands he has rewarded me.
For I have kept the ways of the L
ORD;
I am not guilty of turning from my God.
All his laws are before me;
I have not turned away from his decrees.
I have been blameless before him and have kept myself from sin.
The L
ORD has rewarded me according to my righteousness,
according…

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Journal of the Jesus Movement in its Jewish Setting #5 – free access


Newman Research Centre for the Bible and its Reception

The latest edition of the Journal of the Jesus Movement in its Jewish Setting (5)is now out with the great news that it has also secured more funding to ensure that it can continue its commitment to the production of a quality open access journal that maintains the high academic standards that it has set itself.

JJMJS is strongly committed to remain open access.  Moving forward, we, as any other open-access journals, must secure long-term economic stability without compromising academic quality. We are therefore very pleased to announce that, through a unique collaborative effort, JJMJS is now entering a multilateral partnership with Hebrew University of JerusalemDePaul University in Chicago, and the University of Oslo.

This edition is something of a feast for those interested in Paul, Pauline scholarship, and first century CE Judaism and is timed to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of E.P. Sanders’ Paul and…

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Workflows in Logos 8 — theLAB


The Logos Academic Blog is committed to helping scholars, pastors, and students of the Bible do their work with more efficiency and enjoyment through the use of the very best technology available today. To that end, we are reposting a helpful article introducing Workflows, a new feature that is part of Logos 8. Something powerful…

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