Category Archives: Hermeneutics

How to Read the Old Testament Like Jesus and the Apostles Did

Well, I got invited back to speak at my town’s local chapter of Pub Theology.  It’s a small, tight-knit, and growing group of people in our community who love to get out their church walls and discuss big questions, things … Continue reading

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Theology in Three Dimensions (Book Review)

About a month ago I gave a talk at the local chapter of Pub Theology.  The topic was “triperspectivalism” and the book I read in preparation for it is a recently published introduction to the subject.  John Frame’s Theology in … Continue reading

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Ancient Christian Devotional – B (Book Review)

Every year I try to read a “devotional” book and a book that takes me back in Christian history.  And when I say “back” I mean “waaay back,” like back to the first few centuries after the apostles.  This period … Continue reading

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A Biblical Case for an Old Earth (Book Review)

“It’s not my fault,” I keep telling myself.  If the issue of the earth’s age doesn’t even enter my mind when Christian preachers and teachers become new to me, I can’t help it that my favorites believe the earth is … Continue reading

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According to Plan (Book Review)

When I was in seminary I distinctly remember something my professor said.  It was an off-hand comment (aren’t they always the ones we remember?), but one I’ve been able to verify over the years.  It was a class on the … Continue reading

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Bible Overview (Book Review)

Years ago I remember hearing Bible teacher R.C. Sproul respond to one of his fans.  The man said he was so thankful for Sproul’s teacher because he made the Bible “come alive” for his students.  Nothing too unusual there.  Gifted … Continue reading

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Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views (Book Review)

Every year I try to vary my reading of Christian books so that I don’t get stuck in the rut of only reading a limited number of genres.  I fear a very narrow reading habit contributes to much of the … Continue reading

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