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Instrumental Music: Justin Martyr and the Instrument

Just a quick post to make the readers aware of a recent post by Danny Corbitt, author of Missing More Than Music: When Disputable Matters Eclipse Worship and Unity, dealing with the claim made by many, going back for centuries, … Continue reading

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Shout Out for Justin Michael Allen

A few of you may have noticed that my Indexing system is UP TO DATE!!!  HOORAY!!! Justin has agreed to handle the indexing duties and has — remarkably — managed to catch up the indexing despite the deluge of posts … Continue reading

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Surprised by Hope: Justin Martyr and the Didascalia Apostolorum

Back in the summer, I wrote a series of posts around N. T. Wright’s book Surprised by Hope, regarding the nature the end of time. Wright argues — quite convincingly — that the Bible teaches a bodily resurrection in a … Continue reading

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2 Thessalonians: Deutero-Pauline?

I am late to the study of serious theology, and so I’d not heard of the so-called Deutero-Pauline books until the last few years. And then I saw where many fairly conservative scholars distinguish between the undisputed books of Paul … Continue reading

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1 Thessalonians: 5:25-26

1 Thess 5:25 (1 Thess. 5:25 ESV) 25 Brothers, pray for us.  This short verse is striking in its poignancy. I mean, here we have Paul, the apostle to the Gentiles, who prays for so many others, who is so … Continue reading

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1 Thessalonians: 4:13-15

The afterlife (1 Thess. 4:13 ESV) 13 But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. First, just to break the ice, … Continue reading

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CT on Clerical Hours and Wages

The chart to the left is from 2001. (I have no idea why there is such a difference between Christian and Jewish clergy.) Much more recently, Christianity Today has summarized survey results from 2013, published earlier this year. These sorts … Continue reading

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