October 30, 2018

The Myth of God Incarnate by Hick

Paul neither calls [Jesus] God, nor identifies him anywhere with God. It is true he does God’s work; he is certainly God’s special supernatural agent, who […]
October 30, 2018

“Jesus, who also led our fathers out of Egypt”? Jude 5

From: A Commentary on Peter and Jude by Kelly, p 255. Some critics favour ‘Jesus’ [in Jude 5] pointing to the eagerness of Christian writers even […]
October 30, 2018

Dr. James Dunn on John 1.1, “the word of God”

From Did the First Christians Worship Jesus? pages 117-123 Prior to John logos (“word,” a masculine noun) is personalized but not genderized (i.e., ‘he,’ ‘his’). The […]
September 5, 2018

“The church diverged in discipline and dogma”

British historian William Winwood Reade, The Martyrdom of Man, p 235. The church diverged in discipline and dogma more and more widely from its ancient form, […]