Category Archives: Pauline

Reading Paul’s Letters like Letters

So I decided to print and read Paul’s Letter to the Philippians.  When I got to chapter three and realized that the format didn’t feature the usual chapter number, the thought of reading it like a letter suddenly struck me. … Continue reading

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Douglas Moo Reviews NT Wright’s “Paul and the Faithfulness of God”

Douglas Moo, Wessner Chair of Biblical Studies at Wheaton College, has already done a review of N.T. Wright’s highly anticipated Paul and the Faithfulness of God, two-book fourth volume in Wright’s Christian Origins and the Question of God. Professor Moo begins … Continue reading

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It’s a Community Affair in Paul’s Letters

Perhaps from the get go we are doubly at a disadvantage living in the West: not only do we have to battle the predilection of the flesh toward SELF, but we also have to equally battle a culture that is … Continue reading

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Whatever happened to the New Perspective on Paul?

Not too long ago the New Perspective on Paul (NPP) was a topic of not a few conversations.  Now I really don’t hear too much about it. Of course, ever since Krister Stendahl’s 1960 essay, “The Apostle Paul and the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Weakness Is the Way by J.I. Packer

Hardcover: 128 pages Publisher: Crossway (May 31, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 1433536838 ISBN-13: 978-1433536830 Product Dimensions: 7.2 x 5.2 x 0.5 inches Crossway Amazon.com WTS Books Many thanks to Crossway for this review copy of J.I. Packer’s Weakness Is the … Continue reading

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