Biblical Theology, Poverty, and Social Justice: Part 12

| September 13, 2013

In this last post on the issue of the Bible, poverty, and social justice, I want to remind readers of several of the basic conclusions we reached in this series. The following conclusions were readily discernible in the biblical text after looking at the OT and NT material on poverty, the poor, and just treatment of […]

Biblical Theology, Poverty, and Social Justice: Part 11: Parable of the Talents

| August 5, 2013

We’re close to the end of our series on social justice. Thanks to all those who’ve stayed with it, as it’s taken quite a while. In this post I want to share some thoughts about the parable of the talents (minas).  Introducing the Parable of the Talents One of the passages that is often brought […]

Biblical Theology, Poverty, and Social Justice, Part 3

| December 26, 2012

Well, finally back to this. Since it’s been so long, I need to give readers the context of the first and second posts. Review In the first post, I had encouraged readers to keep the following items in mind as they read the essay from the Anchor Bible Dictionary I linked to (and as they read […]