What is Galatians about?  Augustine says that the question at stake was how to induct Gentiles into the people of God.  Paul circumcised Timothy, since “these rites and traditions [of . . . . Continue Reading »

Paul and John

Contrary to some trends of modern NT scholarship, Paul and John inhabit the very same world of thought, ask the same questions, address the same problems. One hint of this: John 8 focuses attention, . . . . Continue Reading »


Yoder ( Body Politics ) suggests that “flesh” in the New Testament can refer to “ethnicity.” Citing 2 Corinthians 5, he writes that “Paul is defending the missionary . . . . Continue Reading »