Category Archives: Cruciform God

The Cruciform God: Righteousness and Faith, Part 3

We’re continuing our study of Michael J. Gorman’s Inhabiting the Cruciform God. But as noted earlier, I’m improvising on a theme by Gorman. (You musical guys will understand.) Back in Part 1, I concluded, Through faith, we are credited both … Continue reading

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The Cruciform God: Righteousness and Faith, Part 2

We’re continuing our study of Michael J. Gorman’s Inhabiting the Cruciform God. Now, at this point, I begin to sound a bit antinomian (lawless), because it sounds as though I’m saying you can be sinful and not submit to God’s … Continue reading

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The Cruciform God: Righteousness and Faith, Part 1

We’re continuing our study of Michael J. Gorman’s Inhabiting the Cruciform God. The material in this post isn’t in the book. But it occurred to me while reading the book, and it’s built on and, I think, consistent with what’s … Continue reading

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The Cruciform God: Chapter 2, Gal 2:15-21, Part 2

We’re continuing our study of Michael J. Gorman’s Inhabiting the Cruciform God. (Gal 2:16b) … so we also have believed in Christ Jesus, in order to be justified by [the faithfulness of] Christ and not by works of the law, … Continue reading

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The Cruciform God: Chapter 2, Gal 2:15-21, Part 1

We’re continuing our study of Michael J. Gorman’s Inhabiting the Cruciform God. Gorman offers an extensive interpretation of Gal 2:15-21 to explain “justification” in Paul. Now, among scholars, there’s quite an extensive debate going on regarding how to understand Paul … Continue reading

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The Cruciform God: Chapter 2, The Faith of Jesus

We’re continuing our study of Michael J. Gorman’s Inhabiting the Cruciform God. [In the book, Gorman only mentions this argument, assuming that it’s well known to his readers. But it’s a linchpin argument for his book, and so I lay … Continue reading

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The Cruciform God: Colt McCoy, For Example

Regular readers know that I’m a big Alabama football fan. That doesn’t mean I don’t respect and appreciate other teams, including even Texas. I mean, who’d you rather beat than a team you respect? Here are two videos from Colt … Continue reading

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