Omniscience and the Preservation of Free Will

“I’ll go to the store tomorrow.” One recognizes this as a very simple sentence; yet, there is an unspoken understanding associated with the thought – provided. Humans can know what was and what is, but the future can only be spoken of in possibilities, probabilities, and potential. The simple reason lies in the fact that … Continue reading Omniscience and the Preservation of Free Will

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The Uses of Scripture in Recent Theology

The Uses of Scripture in Recent Theology may not be for the casual reader in the Church, but David H. Kelsey has produced an examination of how Scripture is used as authority for theological propositions that deserves to be read by those that engage the Holy Writ in exegesis, didactic, and apologetic endeavors. All Christians, … Continue reading The Uses of Scripture in Recent Theology

Hermeneutics, Authority, and Canon

This work has an impressive line-up of contributing authors and it is therefore no understatement to say that Hermeneutics, Authority, and Canon lives up to the high scholarship and intellectual rigor implied by those authors. Composed of a series of essays, the book examines various topics that have a direct bearing on the Bible: how … Continue reading Hermeneutics, Authority, and Canon

The Quest of the Hermeneutical Jesus

The full title of the work is The Quest of the Hermeneutical Jesus: The Impact of hermeneutics on the Jesus Research of John Dominic Crossan and N. T. Wright, and per the author – Robert B. Stewart – was developed resultant to his doctrinal dissertation and the increasing realization that “historical reconstruction is in fact … Continue reading The Quest of the Hermeneutical Jesus

The Dark Night of the Soul: A Brief Exegetical Examination of Job 28

For a brief time, the life of Job was touched with the type of despair that no man or woman ever wants to face. As a business man he witnessed the loss of all the material things that point to wealth and prosperity. As a parent he endured the devastating emotional upheaval the loss of … Continue reading The Dark Night of the Soul: A Brief Exegetical Examination of Job 28