Tag: New Perspectives on Jesus and Paul

Review: Good Disagreement? Pt. 5, Pastoral Theology for Perplexing Topics: Paul and Adiaphora

I am continuing with my chapter-by-chapter, essay-by-essay review of Good Disagreement?  Previously: Part 1: Foreword by Justin Welby Part 2: Disagreeing with Grace by Andrew Atherstone and Andrew Goddard Part 3: Reconciliation in the New Testament by Ian Paul Part 4: Division

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Review: The New Testament and the People of God (N. T. Wright)

The work of N. T. Wright has become a defining marker for the thoughtful Christian.  Whether that be as an exemplar of a supposed soteriological heresy, or as an expositor of a refreshingly dynamic eschatology, Wright is now a centre, a touchstone

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Review: Stendahl’s The Apostle Paul and the Introspective Conscience of the West

I have embarked on a self-imposed project to explore the links between the New Perspective and a new apologia. It seemed good to begin with Krister Stendahl’s 1963 classic article, The Apostle Paul and the Introspective Conscience of the West. 

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Can the New Perspective be a New Apologia?

In my current role I get to spend a lot of time at the interaction between public discourse, the thought-life and momenta of culture, and the application of Christian theology and devotion.  It’s a muddled space to play with a

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Review: Justification: God’s Plan and Paul’s Vision

I remember when I first began studying at College.  We were taught exegesis of the Bible – applying literary and historical analysis, asking that all important question of “What did the text mean for the original hearers?”, and all that

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