Monthly Archives: October 2014

Semantic Anachronism: An Example from Acts 7:58

Most of you are likely familiar with Carson’s work Exegetical Fallacies. If you are not, then please become acquainted with it. Within Exegetical Fallacies, Carson talks about the fallacy of “semantic anachronism.” Carson writes: This fallacy occurs when a late use of … Continue reading

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No more reading the NT in English, please.

Originally posted on Abbey House Sojourner:
Last week I had a meeting with my doctoral supervisor. This was our first meeting since I finished the MA portion of my program, even though I’ve been working with him for a year…

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QOTD: Jacques Ellul

What Jonah finds is also what he sought when he looked for a place where God would not be. And one might show the irony of this kind of answer, which we can sometimes get too. Jonah really wanted to … Continue reading

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In the Digital Queue: Lila

Last night I noticed that Marilynne Robinson’s newest novel was available for preorder (Oct 7). This is the third novel of Robinson’s set in the fictional town Gilead. I loved the previous two, Gilead and Home, and couldn’t resist the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Discourse Matters Series

If you haven’t seen it, Kris Lyle has a great series entitled “Discourse Matters” over at Old School Script. There are three posts so far: Discourse Matters: Why front a topic? (James 2:10) Discourse Matters: Backgrounding background information (3 Macc … Continue reading

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In the Mail: New Addition to My Library

The newest addition to my library soon to arrive in the mail is ΑΡΕΙΟΣ ΠΟΤΗΡ καὶ ἡ τοῦ φιλοσ῀οφου λίθος (Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone). I needed a bit of fun and relaxing reading material. You can get it … Continue reading

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No Shave …

Some people do “No Shave November.” I, on the other hand, will take it much further than that. As a way of perpetually reminding me of the fact that my thesis is not finished, I am going to commit myself … Continue reading

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Free Logos Books

Don’t forget to pick up your free Logos books this month. The first is Jürgen Moltmann’s The Crucified God. You can also get his Theology of Hope for .99. Also, it is Pastor Appreciation Month, which means Logos is giving away The … Continue reading

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