Logos Cloud: A Review and Giveaway

Shared from Reading Acts, a snippet of this excellent review and giveaway! I have been using Logos Bible Software since the early 1990s when I purchased a “Scholars Package.” This came on four 3.5” floppy discs and included a handful of resources. At the time, CD-ROMs were not yet standard on PCs and the averageContinue reading “Logos Cloud: A Review and Giveaway”

Rafael Rodriguez Reviews My Reading John (Skinner)

Shared from Crux Solar, a snippet of this review.   Many thanks to Rafael Rodriguezfor offering such a kind review of my recent book,Reading John over at the Jesus Blog. I appreciate him taking the time to give it a fair hearing. Also, it’s always gratifying when someone ‘gets’ what you’re trying to do…. Source:Continue reading “Rafael Rodriguez Reviews My Reading John (Skinner)”

(4th January): He Became Sin for Us!

Shared from Think Gospel, a snippet.   Reading: “And David spake unto the Lord when he saw the angel that smote the people, and said, lo! I have sinned, and I have done wickedly; but these sheep, what have they done?”—2 Samuel 24:17 The apostle tells us that for man’s sin the whole creation “groanethContinue reading “(4th January): He Became Sin for Us!”

Book Review: Understanding the Times (Myers and Noebel)

Shared from Pursuing Veritas, a snippet of this excellent review.   Every so often a book comes along and truly rewrites the paradigms of a field. Some twenty-five years ago, David Noebel penned such a book, titled Understanding the Times. In this 900-page tome Noebel outlined the clash between competing worldviews – ways of viewingContinue reading “Book Review: Understanding the Times (Myers and Noebel)”

Review: Philippians (Mentor)

Shared from Spoiledmilks, a snippet, excellent review.   In signing up for my first Bible college semester in York, one of the classes to be taught by my (now) good friend Lindsay Kennedy was Job. Since Job is a big book, I knew that by taking it as a semester class I would get at leastContinue reading “Review: Philippians (Mentor)”

The satsumas of Christmas – biblical studies carnivals

The satsumas of Christmas – biblical studies carnivals 03/01/2016 ~ RICHARD GOODE For me the best thing about Christmas has always been the little satsuma orange that is found at the bottom of the Christmas stocking (or, in the ostentatious days of my youth, the pillowcase). Even as a toddler, waddling around in nappied splendourContinue reading “The satsumas of Christmas – biblical studies carnivals”

Book Review: ‘Crucified and Resurrected’, by Ingolf U. Dalferth

Shared from Theologians Inc., a snippet, excellent review.   In ‘Crucified and Resurrected: Resurrecting the Grammar of Christology’, Ingolf Dalferth seeks to show that christology is, first and foremost, about God, and not, as has been traditionally assumed, the Incarnation. This is a densely argued volume that requires (but repays) close reading, and even afterContinue reading “Book Review: ‘Crucified and Resurrected’, by Ingolf U. Dalferth”

The Slavery of Kant’s Maxim

Shared from Theologians Inc., a snippet, excellent piece!   Kant’s Maxim is well known in philosophy – perhaps one of the most well known maxims in philosophy, in fact. Roger Scruton calls the moral philosophy within which the maxim fits ‘one of the most beautiful creations the human mind has ever devised’, (‘Modern Philosophy’, p.Continue reading “The Slavery of Kant’s Maxim”