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N.T. Wright Interprets “Flesh” for Everyone

Originally posted on New Leaven:
In two recent posts, we explored the meaning of sarx (“flesh” in ESV, NRSV, and “sinful nature” in T/NIV and NLT) as used by Paul.  We even had Wayne Leman, a professional linguist and translator of…

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A Warlord Messiah

Found in The The Son Of God scroll from the Dead Sea Scrolls: Column 1 (1) [the king. And when the Spirit] came to rest upo[n] him, he fell before the throne. (2) [Then Daniel arose and said,] ‘0 Wing, … Continue reading

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Legends of Melchizedek

Melchizedek is a character found in Genesis. Abraham gains spoils of war, and then he meets a mysterious priest of the “most high” God. To this priest, Abraham tithes. This priest is named Melchizedek: Gen 14:17 After his return from … Continue reading

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The Galatian Heresy

F.F. Bruce attempts to recreate the arguments against Paul being advanced by the Galatians. From The Epistle to the Galatians by F. F. Bruce: “The Jerusalem leaders are the only persons with authority to say what the true gospel is, … Continue reading

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Joseph Conrad on Starvation

“No fear can stand up to hunger, no patience can wear it out, disgust simply does not exist where hunger is; and as to superstition, beliefs, and what you may call principles, they are less than chaff in a breeze. … Continue reading

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refuting acts 9 dispensationalism

This article is meant to discuss the Acts 9 dispensationalist position, and discuss ways in which it is falsifiable. The most likely Acts 9 dispensationalist position (the one most in agreeance with secular scholarship) is as follows: 1. Jesus taught … Continue reading

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1 corinthians 10 as a parallel to 1 corinthians 6

In an article called freedom from the law under paul, I explain (from what it seems) is the most natural reading of the text. Paul introduces a concept in which “all things are lawful”, which I suspect the Corinthians began … Continue reading

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