Paul and AD 70

NT Wright has long emphasized the centrality of the prophecy of the temple’s destruction to Jesus’ ministry and teaching. But that has not been as prominent a theme in Wright’s Paul . . . . Continue Reading »

What Paul Wrote

In his Paul: In Fresh Perspective (19), NT Wright notes that even scholars who have largely abandoned old methods and approaches to Paul cling to old conclusions about Paul. This is evident in their . . . . Continue Reading »


In his The Law and The Elementa of The World An Exegetical Study In Aspects of Pauls Teaching (1964), AJ Bandstra helpfully describes the Greek term stoicheion / stoicheia as a “formal” . . . . Continue Reading »


Wise words from Wright ( Paul: In Fresh Perspective ) about the biblical assessment of empire: “Things are not straightforward, by our Procrustean standards, in any of these books [Amos, . . . . Continue Reading »