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Systematic Theology and Biblical Criticism

Systematic Theology and Biblical Criticism

MRB June 22, 2017 0

Brad East on Ephraim Radner’s Time and the Word Should the Bible be read like any other book? Such a question was not asked and could not have been asked until quite late in the

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MRBlog | Is Hillary Clinton a Heretic?

MRBlog | Is Hillary Clinton a Heretic?

Thomas J. Whitley November 4, 2016 0

  By Thomas J. Whitley Hillary Clinton is a heretic. Or, at least this is what CNN’s Religion Editor Daniel Burke would have you believe. To be fair, Burke did not explicitly label Clinton

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First Impressions # 95: Eva Mroczek on the Literary Imagination in Jewish Antiquity

First Impressions # 95: Eva Mroczek on the Literary Imagination in Jewish Antiquity

Joseph Ryan Kelly October 25, 2016 0

There was no such thing as the Bible when ancient Jewish literature was composed. With a more expansive view of sources, we can glimpse our way into a completely different picture of how ancient

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Impolite Conversation #13: Using the Bible in Political Debate

Impolite Conversation #13: Using the Bible in Political Debate

Impolite Conversation July 5, 2016 0

In this month’s episode we talk with Frances Flannery, co-editor of the forthcoming book, The Bible in Political Debate: What Does It Really Say?, about how politicians use the Bible and how biblical scholars

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MRBlog | The Emoji Bible and Bourgeois Legitimation

MRBlog | The Emoji Bible and Bourgeois Legitimation

Thomas J. Whitley June 3, 2016 0

By Thomas J. Whitley Not many things related to the Bible get me excited these days. It’s not that the Bible’s not interesting, quite the opposite (Exhibit A). And it’s not that really smart

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MRBlog | Donald Trump’s Bible

MRBlog | Donald Trump’s Bible

Sarah Rollens January 5, 2016 0

(Why Donald Trump’s “Love” of the Bible is Not Incompatible with Him Knowing Next to Nothing about its Contents.) By Sarah Rollens Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump has been enjoying an intriguing popularity

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A Flaccid Interpretation of Eden – By Joseph Ryan Kelly

A Flaccid Interpretation of Eden – By Joseph Ryan Kelly

Joseph Ryan Kelly March 17, 2015 0

Joseph Ryan Kelly on Ziony Zevit’s What Really Happened in the Garden of Eden? The baculum, or os penis, is a bone in the penis of many mammals that aids in maintaining stiffness during

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Milton Friedman Drove Out Leviticus – By Charles Halton

Milton Friedman Drove Out Leviticus – By Charles Halton

Charles Halton January 6, 2015 3

Charles Halton on Andro Linklater’s Owning the Earth: The Transforming History of Land Ownership Karl Marx summarized his assessment of the newly declared Commonwealth of England with the simple phrase, “Locke drove out Habakkuk,” referencing

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A Conversation with James Crossley

A Conversation with James Crossley

T.M. Law August 19, 2014 0

In July, James Crossley joined Timothy Michael Law in Birmingham, UK to discuss his new book, Harnessing Chaos: The Bible in English Political Discourse since 1968 (Bloomsbury), and his book due out February 2015,  Jesus

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Can the Bible Survive Science? – By John Walton

Can the Bible Survive Science? – By John Walton

John Walton June 24, 2014 1

John Walton on Mark Harris’s The Nature of Creation: Examining the Bible and Science In 2003, an international research group successfully mapped the human genome, exposing for the first time the mass of genetic information encoded

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