​Grace’s Perfections

From the April 2016 Print Edition

Paul and the Giftby john m. g. barclayeerdmans, 672 pages, $70With the publication of E. P. Sanders’s Paul and Palestinian Judaism in 1977, scholarly readings of Paul’s theology dramatically shifted. No longer was Paul’s gospel of “grace alone” to be held up against a legalistic Judaism . . . . Continue Reading »

Confecting Evidence

From the Aug/Sept 2011 Print Edition

Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist by Brant Pitre Doubleday, 240 pages, $21.99 A vibrant reception of the deposit of faith today requires serious, good argumentation about the way Scripture, doctrine, and church praxis are inseparably related and mutually illuminating. Brant Pitre’s . . . . Continue Reading »