While it may not explicitly discuss any technical matters of theology or ecclesiology, Philemon nonetheless furnishes the church at large with a powerful example of how the principles of the gospel utterly transform the norms and expectations of society when it comes to interpersonal relationships.
On the Supposed “Plain Meaning” of Scripture
I just picked up Christopher Bryan’s little book And God Spoke: The Authority of the Bible for the Church Today (Cowley, 2002), and in it he offers this excellent nugget of wisdom that I think many in the church need… Read More ›
Best Books to Begin Studying Theology
Last week I had a friend of mine ask me for a list of books I would recommend for someone wanting to start seriously studying theology. Naturally I was pleased to answer, and I also thought it would be good… Read More ›
Book Review: Reading Genesis Well by C. John Collins
If you’re looking to have an informed perspective on how the interpretation of Genesis 1-11 relates to scientific theories about primeval history and origins, then you can’t afford to pass up John Collins’ book. Here’s why.
Best Books to Help You Understand the Bible
Time for me to make a dramatic understatement: Approaching the Bible can be intimidating. Even now, with 10+ years of theological higher education under my belt, I have to be honest and say even I still sometimes get intimidated! But… Read More ›