Tag Archives: bible

Unity

Jesus on Unity & the World

It was interesting to look at John 17 in our small group last night, having been vaguely following some of the discussion surrounding ++ Rowan Williams and his successor-to-be. My interest in that debate is not vested, though I have many ...

Scripture as Performance

I'm very pleased to have my first guest posts over at my blog A Borrowed Flame. Alastair Roberts has written a double-header exploring the idea of scripture as performance:  Before the invention of the steam-powered printing press, and also before Gutenberg ...

"I iz in liebury, studeez ur bookz" (photo via Flickr by J i J y)

Legalism vs Joy (and the potential place inbetween)

I know I said I was not going to join in the Life:unmasked meme, but I changed my mind. I'm still not sure about my motives, but too bad.. I'll get over them. I don't do a regular "quiet time", or ...

Mark Driscoll strikes again: “cowards in the British church”

Oh dear. I've just spent the last few days defending Mark Driscoll (well, his new book at least) from the unfair distortions some are perpetuating, and then he just has to go and say something really misguided like this: Let’s just ...

Veggies Tales take on the big picture of the bible

This looks really interesting: The creator of Veggie Tales is starting a new project aimed at teaching kids the meta-narrative of the bible. He looked back and realized that while his immensely entertaining VeggieTales characters delighted kids and sold by the ...

Must I learn to interpret the Bible?

I came across D.A. Carson's excellent essay on biblical hermeneutics some years ago, then the link stopped working, but it seems someone's put it back up. This is arguably the best primer on approaching biblical texts that I've come across (though ...

Dr Peter Williams explores new evidence for gospel reliability

Dr Peter Williams, a classicist and New Testament scholar shows textual and archaeological evidence, some of which has only appeared in the last few years, that the gospels appear to be reliable narratives. Much of this was new to me, ...

Things Findo Found – 26.05.11

In no particular order: Atheists shouldn’t damn the Bible with faint praise - Roy Williams Why Conservative churches are growing - Albert Mohler How the heck did we get our bible? - Stephen Altrogge What Stephen Hawking doesn't understand about heaven - N.T. Wright Transforming ...

What does Richard Dawkins have in common with an Eastbourne vicar?

See for your self. Richard Dawkins on the KJV Bible: (via Ruth Gledhill) And, from Glen Scrivener: (via Quarentia)

Don Carson on Exegesis

  This is a brilliant discussion on biblical interpretation and exegesis:   RC Sproul interviews DA Carson on biblical exegesis from Ligonier on Vimeo via Justin Taylor. I love Carson's simple explanation of what exegesis is: Reading the text to find out what's there. To ...