Are the Gospels Parables? New book by Crossan @harperone

So my area of academic study, and I hope, academic writing (although I would also like to write to connect


Tobit 4:14 and Matthew 20.1-16 – Get Paid for Working for God

If we take Bauckham’s position that Tobit is a parable to the Northern Tribes in exile, then we can understand


Tobit 2.1-2 – New Testament Banquets for the Righteous

Then during the reign of Esar-haddon I returned home, and my wife Anna and my son Tobias were restored to


Friday’s Question of the Day: Who is the Wounded Man

Then Jesus answered and said: “A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, who stripped


John Calvin on the Holiness of the Church of Jesus Christ

Never I fan of Calvin, I am reading Stroup’s Calvin (Abingdon Press, Pillars of Theology Series) and noticed a comment


John's Seven Churches: Ephesus (1)

I am not a premillennialist, so I generally find it a little unsettling to consider John’s churches in Revelation as


Life as a Parable – Snow Day

Yesterday morning, about 4:30 a co-worker and myself starting from Charleston, WV to Bangor, Michigan. Granted, if you had been

Church History

Tertullian, On Modesty XII – Verdict of the Apostles

Reading Tertullian’s On Modesty as been beneficial to me – as a mental and a spiritual exercise. I have come