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Monthly Archives: December 2008

New Book – The Deliverance of God: An Apocalyptic Rereading of Justification in Paul

Well, here’s a book to look forward to from Eerdmans. This looks like yet another excellent addition to the recent work on the doctrine of justification, Pauline theology, and apocalyptic. Here’s the blurb from the publisher: This scholarly book breaks a significant impasse in much Pauline interpretation today, pushing beyond both “Lutheran” and “new” perspectives […]

The Redemption of Propositions

I grew up in the evangelical tradition, and dealing with that fallout, theologically speaking had to do with learning what a terrible thing “propositions” are. In far-gone Bible college days, the question was always couched in whether or not revelation was “personal” or “propositional.” Well, whatever folks in such circles may still be saying about […]

Stringfellow on Vocation

Ben has posted a quotation from William Stringfellow that is just too good not to reproduce here. This reminds me of how much I love Stringfellow’s work and life story, and hopefully will impel me to take up reading him more regularly again. “I had elected then [in my early student years] to pursue no […]

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