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Advanced Hermeneutics, Lecture 1: Prolegomena

My respected, long-time friend Joel Arnold has set up the Asia Center for Advanced Christian Studies, an online school aimed at men who don't have access to PhD-level courses but who can benefit from them. ACACS uses live video in Zoom.us meetings. And multiple other...

KJVParallelBible.org Needs Your Help

 Training Video Post updated December, 2018 I’m working on a textual critical project aimed at laypeople, and I need help from volunteers. I am showing English speakers, using English, the differences between the Textus Receptus and the Nestle-Aland text. Differences...

Bible Faculty Summit 2016

Last week for the third time I attended the Bible Faculty Summit. For the third time I delivered a paper. For the third time I was encouraged, edified, and fattened. This year we all went to Maranatha Baptist University in Watertown, Wisconsin. (I managed to enjoy a...

An Admitteldy One-Sided Conversation on Theological Liberalism

A liberal Catholic with a PhD from a liberal Catholic institution saw my article in Answers Magazine critiquing one of the more famous put-downs Richard Dawkins has made of Christians; he liked the article and wanted to dialogue with me. I acquiesced, but soon found...

Freedom from Inerrancy?

X, a friend of a friend, wrote an autobiographical tale of his journey from Protestant fundamentalism to the evangelical parachurch and into a (currently) non-inerrantist, post-evangelical view which is indebted to people like Kenton Sparks and Peter Enns. I won't...

JA! In Which I Answer the Top Biblioblogger

Doug Wilson wrote a post asking a provocative question about Bible translations. I wrote a post for the Logos Talk Blog answering that question. One of the top bibliobloggers out there just flatly contradicted my answer—the title of his is a (Barth-like) "NEIN!" I...

Richard John Neuhaus on the Secular University

This comment from a brief article by the late Richard John Neuhaus is brilliant, and important: A secular university is not a university pure and simple; it is a secular university. Secular is not a synonym for neutral. Not to say that Jesus is Lord is not to say...

Colin Gunton on Frameworks of Belief

All interpretation is shaped by the frameworks of belief which we bring to it; the hope is that the text—or rather the Holy Spirit’s opening up of the text—will enable us both to use and to transcend those frameworks with ever new insights into the truth of the...

Review: J. I. Packer: An Evangelical Life

J. I. Packer: An Evangelical Life by Leland Ryken My rating: 4 of 5 stars One of my favorite evangelical jokes showed up in a Christianity Today a number of years ago. It was an ad for a (fake) new book called The Collected Blurbs of J. I. Packer. The joke, if you...

Biblical Worldview: Creation, Fall, Redemption Promo Video

Biblical Worldview: Creation, Fall, Redemption now has a promo page on bjupress.com. If you haven't yet purchased a copy, you will want to do so now that there is a promo page. Bryan Smith, the presenter on the video there, is the one whose vision I was trying to live...