Category Archives: Michael F. Bird

An Anomalous Jew – Coming in October 2016

My Australian friend, NT scholar, Michael F. Bird, has a new book on the Apostle Paul forthcoming–October 2016: “Though Paul is often lauded as the first great Christian theologian and a champion for Gentile inclusion in the church, in his … Continue reading

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Three Things a Baptist learned from an Anglican Church

But as a Baptist I’ve since learned that I do not have to convert to Anglicanism or any such mainstream denomination–to experience the same (1. a sense of belonging part of something bigger; 2. the importance of the Bible; and 3. the beauty of liturgy).

In fact,…
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Book Review: Evangelical Theology by Michael F. Bird

Hardcover: 912 pages Publisher: Zondervan (October 30, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 0310494419 ISBN-13: 978-0310494416 Product Dimensions: 7.6 x 1.7 x 9.4 inches A few years back, while residing in St. Louis, MO, when I heard that NT scholar and blogger … Continue reading

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On Visiting an Anglican Church: A Family Affair

While out of town, perhaps I was more inclined to visit an Anglican church because of my recent reading of Michael Bird’s Evangelical Theology, and his section on ecclesiology, in particular. The kids wanted to know if there was a kids … Continue reading

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On the Sacraments

“The sacraments help us in worship by reminding us what God has done for us in the past, by bringing us closer to God in the present, and by turning our minds toward our future life with God in eternity.” … Continue reading

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