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N. T. Wright’s The Day the Revolution Began, Romans Reconsidered, Part 36 (reconciliation; death through one man)

N. T. “Tom” Wright has just released another paradigm-shifting book suggesting a new, more scriptural way of understanding the atonement, The Day the Revolution Began: Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus’s Crucifixion. Wright delves deeply into how the crucifixion and resurrection … Continue reading

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18 Church Trends (and More!): Trend 19

Actually, I have one more trend. This is from the Washington Post, by way of Ben Witherington’s blog. After statistically analyzing the survey responses of over 2,200 congregants and the clergy members who serve them, we came to a counterintuitive … Continue reading

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N. T. Wright’s The Day the Revolution Began, Romans Reconsidered, Part 35 (Jesus, our Passover lamb)

N. T. “Tom” Wright has just released another paradigm-shifting book suggesting a new, more scriptural way of understanding the atonement, The Day the Revolution Began: Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus’s Crucifixion. Wright delves deeply into how the crucifixion and resurrection … Continue reading

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N. T. Wright’s The Day the Revolution Began, Romans Reconsidered, Part 34A (the Churches of Christ and the New Perspective)

I’m long past due in explaining how all Wright’s New Perspective thinking matters to a typical Church of Christ. I apologize for that — but there’s no good place in Romans to stop. I mean, the Churches desperately need the … Continue reading

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N. T. Wright’s The Day the Revolution Began, Romans Reconsidered, Part 34 (the passage the Churches of Christ most need)

N. T. “Tom” Wright has just released another paradigm-shifting book suggesting a new, more scriptural way of understanding the atonement, The Day the Revolution Began: Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus’s Crucifixion. Wright delves deeply into how the crucifixion and resurrection … Continue reading

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18 Church Trends (and More!): Trend 18+

Completing my highly derivative series on church trends are observations from Chris Martin. Trend 18+ are a series of trends Martin found in the recently released Gallup survey. 68% of ALL U.S. adults use Facebook. 56% of 18-29-year-olds use auto-deleting … Continue reading

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N. T. Wright’s The Day the Revolution Began, Romans Reconsidered, Part 33 (the love of God poured out by the Spirit)

N. T. “Tom” Wright has just released another paradigm-shifting book suggesting a new, more scriptural way of understanding the atonement, The Day the Revolution Began: Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus’s Crucifixion. Wright delves deeply into how the crucifixion and resurrection … Continue reading

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