In 1996, I met a graduate student named Elham Taheri. She studied microbiology at the University of Oklahoma. She explained that she had grown up in Iran in a Muslim home. She had never heard of Jesus but had a recurring dream about a man in a white robe on the seashore, calling to her. [Read more…]
The following is a guest post from Dr. Emily Walker Heady who discusses the story-like elements of the biblical narrative. [Read more…]
In the video interview below recorded at the 2014 Annual ETS Conference in San Diego, CA, editor Andy Naselli discusses his and Mark Snoeberger’s recently released volume Perspectives on the Extent of the Atonement: Three Views:
The following is contributed by Dr. Christian George, Curator of the Spurgeon Library at the Charles Spurgeon Center for Biblical Preaching and Assistant Professor of Historical Theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
The entirety of Christianity hangs upon a single word–incarnation. Literally translated “into flesh,” incarnation speaks to the unique moment in historywhen Jesus Christ was made visible. “The infinite,” Spurgeon once preached, “has become the infant.”
Today on the Academic blog I interview Dr. Joy Riley, coauthor with C. Ben Mitchell of the new book Christian Bioethics: A Guide for Pastors, Health Care Workers, and Families. Dr. Riley shares her insights on the book and current ethical issues in medicine that impact our daily lives.
B&H: Please tell us a little about your background and current roles—and one thing most people don’t know about you.
It is a datum of human experience that we crave. We want, long, yearn, desire. Some things we crave are petty—tickets to the Packers game, a box of Raisinets©, a new fountain pen. Other things are more central to our well-being—staying healthy, material possessions. And some are essential to our well-being—intimacy, meaning, purpose.
Erwin McManus has written a book exploring three of these core human soul cravings: the universal human longings for intimacy, meaning, and destiny. He argues: [Read more…]
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In the introduction to the new book Perspectives on the Extent of the Atonement: Three Views, editor Mark Snoeberger frames the discussion about the extent of the atonement of Jesus Christ. In the excerpt below he discusses the debate between correspondence (exegesis) and coherence (theology).