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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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Prayer and Anointing Oil: Four Views

Last Sunday evening, over the phone, my father-in-law asked me to bless some olive oil that he was about to use to anoint his body, to ease some discomfort. With James 5:14-15 in mind, I gladly prayed. 14 Is anyone among you sick? He … Continue reading

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Updated NIV got James 2:20-24 “right”?

Whether it’s a new Bible translation or a revision, there are certain texts that I like to check out from the get go.  James 2:20-24 is one of them: 20 You foolish person, do you want evidence that faith without … Continue reading

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Rethinking Colossians 2:12 and Baptism with Douglas Moo

References to baptism in Paul’s letters remain hotly debated in our various Christian traditions: Spirit-baptism vs Water-baptism and Baptism-for-salvation vs Baptism-as-a-symbol. But I think Douglas Moo, echoing James Dunn, offers a better position: Paul’s logic runs like this: you have … Continue reading

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