I have a blog post up over at the Baker site, reflecting on a year of responses to Jesus Have I Loved, but Paul?. Mostly, those responses are about sex… “Homosexuality Under the Reign of Christ” “So I got your book. I’ve only read the chapter on homosexuality, and I’ve got a couple of questions […]
The blog tour that took place over the past few weeks was a great success from where I sit: the reviews asked some penetrating questions and also gave folks a taste of what Jesus Have I Loved, but Paul? is all about. All the blogs from the blog tour are linked on the blog tour […]
Today begins week 2 of the “Jesus Have I Loved, but Paul?” blog tour. If you haven’t already, make sure you head over to the blog tour website and enter to win the Paul book package from Baker! The chapter under discussion to day is, “Women in the Story of God.” Julie Clawson engages and […]
In yesterday’ stop along the Jesus Have I Loved, but Paul? blog tour, Jim West demurred over my articulation of the ministry of Jesus. This seemed like a good, old-fashioned substantive disagreement, or at least, a place where sounding the note with the right emphasis might be important. On p. 100 of JHILBP, I say, […]
Today’s post is prompted by a confluence of two streams: teaching in the Corinthian correspondence and AKMA’s thoughts in review of my chapter on ethics, “Living the Jesus Narrative.” The question these two have raised to my mind is, “What does the in-breaking of resurrection into this life look like [according to Paul]?” In both […]
Today, the Jesus Have I Loved, but Paul? Blog Tour goes to the Matrix and Missional land, with a review of ch. 3, “Christianity as Community.” Think that Paul’s idea of Christianity is, basically, getting you, yourself, and you right before God? Think again… James McGrath’s thoughts are here. Look for Jamie Arpin-Ricci’s at missional.ca.
Today’s chapter in the Jesus Have I Loved, but Paul? blog tour is “New Creation and the Kingdom of God.” Posts are up by Matt Montonini and Tim Gombis. This chapter lays my understating of how Paul articulates something akin to the “kingdom of God” proclamation we meet so often in the Synoptic Gospels. Also, […]
The final in a series of videos about Jesus Have I Loved, but Paul?, in which I discuss who might profit from reading the book:
Is Christianity just about my personal relationship with God? Is that what Paul thought? Read more about Christianity as Community in this free sample chapter. The full book, of course, is for the having at Amazon, et al.
When you think of Paul, what, or who, do you think of? Some thoughts on various Pauls that need deconstructing, and what might go in the place: Get the full story here!