If the point of Bible reading were Anglophilic enculturation or Early Modern English decoding practice, then giving people KJVs would be ideal. But if the point is understanding what God said, then people should be given the Bible in their English, … [Continue reading] about Did God’s People in Antiquity Really Read the Bible in the Most Up to Date “Street Speak”?
Matt, (The following citations I am speaking to in this post were made by Matt Chandler at the MLK50: Gospel Reflections From the Mountaintop event and summarized in the relevantmagazine.com post found here...) If I preach the sermon out of the … [Continue reading] about Hey Matt Chandler, Let’s Have a Conversation
"The percentage of Millennials who said it was important to keep abreast of political affairs fell, from 50% for Baby Boomers to 39% for Gen-Xers, and 35% for millennials. The notion of "developing a meaningful philosophy of life" decreased the most … [Continue reading] about Millennial Madness and Apathetic Elders
I find all too often that people excuse their need for serious, sober, and prayerful study with the claim that the "power of the Holy Spirit" has revealed such and such to me. In reality, if one is truly seeking the power of the Holy … [Continue reading] about “I Don’t Need to Study, I Have the Holy Spirit!”
In the premodern episteme [approach to knowledge], in which critical thought was subordinated to a theological a priori, it was almost inconceivable to doubt the inspiration of Scripture, or even to conceive of it as a human text subject to the same … [Continue reading] about The Epistemological Incompatibility of Scripture and Rationalism