Many Christians use the so-called "cultural mandate" as the foundation for the theologies of Christian interaction with creation and Christian work. Yet is this mandate actually applicable to Christians? It is argued here that the cultural mandate is replaced in the New Testament by the Great Commission. Source: Is There a Cultural Mandate for Christians? … Continue reading Is There a Cultural Mandate for Christians? – Teleioteti
A Comparison of Habakkuk Translations - 2:3-4: In the third post of this series, I compare how several contemporary translations render Habakkuk 2:3-4, the central verses of the book. https://teleioteti.ca/2017/12/20/a-comparison-of-habakkuk-translations-23-4/
As is indicated by the present title of allforthegloryofhiskingdom.wordpress.com, Teleioteti is undergoing a transition. We have moved all our present content to and are continuing to produce new content at https://teleioteti.ca. During this transition, teleioteti.ca will largely be a clone of this site. Yet we hope to release shortly, by the end of 2017, a … Continue reading Teleioteti is in Transition
In his Interpreting the Prophetic Word, VanGemeren has undertaken a hefty venture: he seeks to provide both the tools needed to interpret prophetic literature in the Bible and a sweeping overview of each prophetic book. His approach is generally Reformed in its emphasis on the centrality of covenant in the unfolding of redemptive history and … Continue reading Review of Interpreting the Prophetic Word by Willem A. VanGemeren
In his The Prophetic Imagination, Walter Brueggemann attempts to unite the Old Testament evidence with our contemporary situation in order that the Church may seriously consider the role of the prophetic in ministry (xxiii, 1). According to his own definition of prophetic, Brueggemann’s book is itself prophetic in that its poetic language seeks to excite … Continue reading Review of The Prophetic Imagination by Walter Brueggemann
What do you do when two different exegetical outlines of the same text seem equally valid?
by John M. Frame One of the largest problems today in Evangelical and Reformed theology is the tendency toward traditionalism. I hope in this paper to take some steps toward analyzing this danger a… Source: Traditionalism
One of my teachers at Pacific Life Bible College introduced me to this creative but very biblical narrative of Jesus’ crucifixion. It is quite powerful and worth listening to this Good Friday. Transcript from Desiring God:The Father’s Cup (Good Friday) | Desiring God Link to an Audio Download