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Searching for a biblical Bible correspondence course

I’ve had some readers contact me privately, requesting a Bible correspondence course. These have been great evangelistic tools over the years, but every one I can find on the Internet is too legalistic for me to recommend. They seem targeted … Continue reading

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Atonement: The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant, Part 6

We are continue to reflect on Michael J. Gorman’s The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant: A (Not So) New Model of the Atonement. Atonement for this world Moreover, Gorman argues that the new covenant provides … Continue reading

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Atonement: An Orthodox Perspective

Brought to my attention by a reader, and well worth a listen, all the way through.

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Atonement: The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant, Part 5

We are continue to reflect on Michael J. Gorman’s The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant: A (Not So) New Model of the Atonement. A community covenant Gorman thus concludes, The purpose of Jesus’ death was … Continue reading

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Atonement: The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant, Part 4

We are continue to reflect on Michael J. Gorman’s The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant: A (Not So) New Model of the Atonement. Deuteronomy 30:6 Another path that Gorman might have traveled down is the … Continue reading

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U2′s “Songs of Innocence”

Exclusively through iTunes — but they’re for free. Just out!

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Atonement: The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant, Part 3

We are continue to reflect on Michael J. Gorman’s The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant: A (Not So) New Model of the Atonement. The Lord’s Supper The accounts of Jesus’ institution of the Lord’s Supper … Continue reading

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Atonement: The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant, Part 2

We are continue to reflect on Michael J. Gorman’s The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant: A (Not So) New Model of the Atonement. Transformation — another missing element Gorman cites several New Testament texts that … Continue reading

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Atonement: Michael J. Gorman’s The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant: A (Not So) New Model of the Atonement, Part 1

Long-time readers know that I’m a fan of the writings of Michael J. Gorman. I consider his Inhabiting the Cruciform God: Kenosis, Justification, and Theosis in Paul’s Narrative Soteriology life defining — one of the most important books I’ve read. I … Continue reading

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Additional Reviews of Muscle & a Shovel

Muscle and a Shovel by Michael Shank is a self-published book relating the story of his conversion from being a Baptist to a member of the Churches of Christ. It’s gained immense popularity among the more conservative Church of Christ … Continue reading

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