Yearly Archives: 2012

Scot McKnight’s Review of N.T. Wright’s Kingdom New Testament

This is about N.T. Wright’s translation of the New Testament.  Here’s an excerpt: I’m not hearing much chat about Tom Wright’s new translation of the New Testament, called The Kingdom New Testament, but it sure does deserve careful consideration to be … Continue reading

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Larry Hurtado Responds to Responds to His Book Lord Jesus Christ

Ben Witherington III re-blogs a post by Larry Hurtado in which the latter briefly reviews some responses to his magnum opus: Lord Jesus Christ: Devotion to Jesus in Earliest Christianity (2003). An excerpt: In a recent comment, Sean Garrigan suggested … Continue reading

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Larry Hurtado Comments on The Jewish Annotated New Testament at the 2012 SBL

Ben Witherington III re-blogs Larry W. Hurtado’s comments on The Jewish Annotated New Testament by Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Z. Brettler (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011) given in a panel discussion at the 2012 meeting of the Society of Biblical … Continue reading

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Is Evangelicalism Ending?.- Scot McKnight

Excerpt: What is evangelicalism? I have been, am and will stand by David Bebbington and Mark Noll. Evangelicalism is a movement in the Protestant church shaped by differing but clear emphasis on four beliefs: the centrality of the Bible, the centrality … Continue reading

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BOATLIFT, An Untold Tale of 9/11 Resilience

This video tells the story of the largest evacuation by sea in history, rescuing more individuals than the great evacuation of the British and French armies at Dunkirk in World War II.  (At Dunkirk 339,000 soldiers were evacuated over nine … Continue reading

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Why We Should Expect Witnesses to Disagree – J. Warner Wallace

Former L.A. homicide detective J. Warner Wallace explains why eyewitnesses to a crime should be expected to disagree. Stand to Reason Blog: Why We Should Expect Witnesses to Disagree.

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Suffer the LIttle Children by Kevin DeYoung

Excerpt: For Greeks and Romans in the first century there was virtually no sentimentality regarding children. Abortion was frequent. Infanticide was even more common. There were too many mouths to feed in the Empire. Offspring were good to work in … Continue reading

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Evangelicalism by David Hilborn – YouTube

David Hilborn views evangelicalism as a movement, and primarily in a British context. From Hilborn’s presentation (he’s here quoting from Evangelicalism in Modern Britain by David Bebbington): Four Marks of Evangelicalism Biblicism (Scripture is central to understanding God and life) … Continue reading

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Leadership From A Dancing Guy – YouTube.  Courtesy of Ian Millington (who writes the blog Irreducible Complexity).

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What Might Video Games Have To Do with the Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre?

Here’s an answer worth considering: Video Games | Irreducible Complexity.  It was written by Ian Millington, an author and consultant who understands video games from an industry insider perspective.

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