Books

Reading: New Creation in Paul’s Letters – Chapter 5

Chapter 5 will deal with Paul’s use of the term in Galatians. More specifically, Galatians 6.11-18. Jackson notices the flesh-spirit mix

Books

Reading: New Creation in Paul’s Letters – Chapter 4

Jackson picks up Roman Imperial Ideology in discussing the New Creation. He makes the point, early on, that Paul was

Books

Reading: New Creation in Paul’s Letters – Chapter 3, Early Jewish Literature

In this chapter, the author delves into Second Temple Judaism, which had had a chance to develop theology around both

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Reading: New Creation in Paul’s Letters – Chapter 2, New Creation in the Old Testament

Beginning with Isaiah, Jackson aims to show that when speaking of a “new heavens and a new earth” the ancient

Books

Reading: New Creation in Paul’s Letters – Chapter 1, the Introduction

The author’s, T. Ryan Jackson, work is focused on the concept of the New Creation in Pauline writings. As he

Theology

Will the Gospel allow hierarchy to stand?

Daniel Kirk has an ongoing series about this sort of stuff, but this latest post caught my eye. First, Paul

Devotional

The Mission of the Church

The question this week deals with the mission of the church – _____________________ My first thought is to merely answer

Revelation

Scratchpad: Images at the End

In a sense, the whole book of Revelation heads toward chapters twenty-one and twenty-two, with images of the new heaven