Starry Seed

Yahweh shows Abram the starry heavens and says “so shall your seed be.” Abram believes, and Yahweh counts it as righteousness (Genesis 15). When Paul quotes this in Galatians, he . . . . Continue Reading »

Parousia

N.T. Wright’s long-awaited forthcoming Paul and the Faithfulness of God is full of juicy little polemics, few juicier than this one: “the scholarly construct of a ‘parousia’ . . . . Continue Reading »

Rhyme of time

Whatever happened to poetry? many wonder. Those who wonder probably don’t realize that a lot of poetry continues to be written. On the other hand, they may be perfectly aware that a lot of . . . . Continue Reading »