Confusion Indicates What?

In commenting on the Gospel writer Mark as a “preserver” of tradition, Ernest Best makes the following aside: “(We might say that wherever we see the commentators in confusion this is a sign of the preservation of tradition.)” –“Mark’s Preservation of the Tradition,” in The Interpretation of Mark (2d ed.; ed. William Telford, p. 160) […]

Moyise: Paul and Scripture

A couple months ago I reviewed Steve Moyise, Paul and Scripture, for a journal. The version I had was from the UK publisher, SPCK, and it didn’t seem to be available in the U.S. Now I have seen, thumbing through my Baker Academic catalog, that Baker has the rights in the US and Canada. That […]

Hope for Now

A couple of questions for my Christian readers: Have you ever taken comfort in the fact that you are justified in Christ, and therefore assured of your standing before God? Have you ever prayed for God’s kingdom to come and God’s will to be done on earth? Have you ever pointed to someone spiritual growth […]