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Wright’s Escatological Interpretation

For a background to this post, read my first two posts on Wright’s interpretive framework from his book OT Ethics for the People of God: Wright’s OT Framework and Wright’s Paradigmatic Interpretation. In Wright’s Paradigmatic Interpretation, he notes that there … Continue reading

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Wright’s OT Ethical Framework

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I just finished reading Christopher Wright’s An Eye for an Eye: The Place of Old Testament Ethics Today. Wright’s book, Old Testament Ethics for the People of God seems to be an expanded version of his thoughts in this book … Continue reading

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Doctrine and Ethics

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Tonight at a Bible study, the point was made that doctrinal statements in the New Testament are given for practical reasons. As a case in point, Philippians 2 was used as an illustration. One of the most doctrinal statements on … Continue reading

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The Narrative of the Cross

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It’s been a few weeks since I posted. It usually gets busy this time of semester. While I’ve not posted, I have been engaged in various studies, so I’m hoping to get some of my thoughts down in various posts … Continue reading

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The Ethics of Technology

Last year in my ethics class, I came across some readings on technology and ethics. It was an interesting topic and one I have continued to consider. In our technological age, it is imperative to consider the impact of technology … Continue reading

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The Story of the Bible

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The majority of Scripture is narrative, and when taken together, it provides an overarching story.¬†First and foremost, the Bible is about God and his activity in the world among sinful¬†humanity. It is this story that provides unity and cohesion to … Continue reading

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Finding Instruction in the OT Law

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Is the OT Law beneficial for teaching and practice today? What about laws that do not seem relevant today? Those are excellent questions that should be addressed. Consider the following example: And when you reap the harvest of your land, … Continue reading

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