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February 29, 2020

The Davidic king as God

In Psalm 89:19 David is called Gibbor, Mighty. Other human beings like the men of David in 2 Sam 23.8 and kings are called mighty as […]
February 29, 2020

The Divine authority of Jesus

From the Anchor Bible Dictionary article on “Incarnation.” Does the authority expressed by Jesus not carry with it an implicit claim to incarnation? The But I […]
February 3, 2020

The son of man, he is human!

The reason why God granted Jesus unprecedented authority was not just that he was the promised Jewish Messiah, uniquely authorized agent of God; but more precisely […]
February 3, 2020

Anchor Bible Dictionary, “Incarnation”

1st-century Judaism knew a good deal of speculation about hero figures who had been exalted to heaven and given some participation in God‘s judgment, e.g., Enoch, […]