Righteous Because of Wrath?

One major conundrum in the book of Romans comes in 1:18. Most commentators (wrongly, of course, but we’ll show them grace) look to the immediately preceding verses as the thesis statement of the letter: For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone who believes–to […]

One Word…

Theological education is difficult. Well, let me rephrase. Good theological education raises challenges–especially if you’re paying attention in your Bible courses. Studying scripture opens up new worlds, which is simultaneously exhilarating and maddening. All of the sudden we see things new–and all of a sudden the old visions fade or even crumble. So where’s the […]