Mark Goodacre on How John Differs from the Synoptic Gospels

| May 29, 2010

Check out this recent podcast by Mark on that topic. A nice intro. Technorati Tags: gospel of John, New Testament, synoptic gospels, theology

Why An Obsession with Eschatology is a Waste of Time, Part 4

| May 24, 2010

In the last post, we talked about how certain views of end times are tied to certain views of the biblical covenants with Abraham and David, as well as the New Covenant. Many Christians want to argue for a literal millennium on the basis of the irrevocable nature of the Abrahamic covenant — the notion […]

Why An Obsession with Eschatology is a Waste of Time, Part 3

| May 17, 2010

To this point, we’ve talked about a single dispute that divides biblical scholars and students on eschatology: whether or Israel and the Church are to be kept distinct when interpretating prophecy. The question matters since any position that wants a literal millennial reign of Christ in the future must (to be coherent) argue that the […]

Why Some People Should be Banned as Bible Teachers

| May 12, 2010

I blogged this over on PaleoBabble, where I referred to what you’ll see in the video as the holy grail of paleobabble. For this audience, all I can say is that this is the best argument I’ve ever seen for a global teaching magisterium like the Roman Catholic Church has and enforces. Some people should […]

My Website Updates

| May 11, 2010

Just a heads up. I’ve redone several of my websites. You can go to my homepage and see the links to all my sites and blogs at the top of my front page. The latest addition is that I’ve taken the old Two Powers in Heaven blog and made it a static site.