Sorry, Old Testament: Most Theologians Don't Use You
Should systematic theologies equally rely on Bible verses from the Old and New Testament? Experts weigh in.
Research. Sorry, Old Testament: Most Theologians Don't Use You. Or that theologians always seem to reference the Gospels and Paul, but rarely the Old Testament?
Do We Need a Stronger Word for 'Faith'?
Why theologian Matthew Bates would have evangelicals profess ‘allegiance’ to Christ.
misunderstandings. While theologians have traditionally distinguished between faith and what is entailed by faith, Bates appears to define faith by its entailments.
Theology for Life (Ep. 3): Mary in Art and Icons
Associate Professor of Art History embraces Mary and Jesus in art
What can we learn from the icons of Mary and Jesus about God the Father and about the Incarnation? What does it mean that Mary is known by theologians as theotokos?
Exposing the Truth about Honor and Shame
The Four Dimensions Christians Must Understand
21. This event brings together biblical scholars, theologians, missiologists, and practitioners for learning and collaboration on the topic of honor-shame.
The Case for a ‘New Christian Zionism’
Gerald McDermott challenges simplistic thinking about Israel’s past, present, and future.
Christian Zionists. Theologians such as Karl Barth and Gary Anderson have affirmed forms of Christian Zionism, along with many lesser-known thinkers. In
How We Read the Bible Rightly and Get It Wrong
Let's show mercy to those who 'misinterpret' Jeremiah 29:11 and other favorite verses.
We as trained exegetes and theologians can and should also have this posture, but honest self-reflection reveals that for most of us, our learning often creates layers of distance
Gender Inclusivity Isn't Liberal. It's Biblical.
Why conservative theologians are defending changing certain Bible verses to include women.
Why conservative theologians are defending changing certain Bible verses to include women. Gender Inclusivity Isn't Liberal. It's Biblical. Gender Inclusivity Isn't Liberal. It's Biblical.
The Complementarian Women Behind the Trinity Tussle
For complementarian women, the debate was more than abstract.
Goligher. He stated that theologians Bruce Ware and Wayne Grudem are distorting Trinitarian relations in order to uphold their view of gender roles.
Sarah Bessey: In Praise of Everyday Theologians
God-talk isn’t just for academia. It’s for laundry rooms, gyms, hospitals, and everywhere else.
Opinion | Pop Culture. Sarah Bessey: In Praise of Everyday Theologians. God-talk isn't just for academia. It's for laundry rooms, gyms, hospitals, and everywhere else.
The Freedom and Chaos of Sola Scriptura
Historian Mark Noll helps unravel the uses and misuses of ‘the Bible alone.’
right. You have to read the passages about the Lord's Supper in connection with all the other passages and the best interpretations of past theologians.”.
Guard Your Study Time with a Blowtorch
…and other strategies for becoming a Pastor Theologian.
Read those theologians whose writings have shaped the church's knowledge of and love for God: theologians like Augustine and Basil, Calvin and Luther, Wesley and Edwards
The Armageddon Code—An End Times Interview with Billy Hallowell
The return of Christ remains, as ever, a topic of great interest.
a pre-tribulation rapture, but this book afforded me an opportunity to dive deep inside of the minds of some of the most well-known eschatological experts, pastors and theologians to ask
Leadership Development According to Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Bonhoeffer's wisdom on leadership endures.
Since theological education in his day produced “out-of-touch theologians and clerics whose ability to live the Christian life—and to help others live that life—was not much in evidence
The Theology Beneath the Trump-Comey Conflict
How the former FBI director’s interest in Reinhold Niebuhr shaped his approach to political power.
Many Christian theologians in Niebuhr's day embraced love as the solution to the world's problems. As Comey explains in the thesis, Niebuhr rejected that view.
Weekend Edition: February 5, 2016
Engaging in politics, What loves is not, Single Christians, and more
There's no small amount of them. If songwriters are the poets and theologians of culture, then one thing is for sure: everyone is interested in love. Five
The Lost World of Adam and Eve
Old Testament scholar John Walton affirms a historical Adam—but says there are far more important dimensions to Genesis.
Does that give you pause? I respect interpreters and theologians of the past. Throughout history, theologians responded to the challenges of their day.
Urban Mix-and-Match Religion Didn't Start with Nick Cannon
Why this 'new spirituality' is really just old-fashioned syncretism.
Because it caused confusion, theologians such as Justin Martyr and Irenaeus of Lyons confronted these philosophies to clarify the biblical position and expose the lies of the heresy.