The Historical Jesus: Five Views

At the beginning of twentieth century, Albert Schweitzer wrote a book called, The Quest of the Historical Jesus. In this book (which I highly recommend), Schweitzer guides the reader through the post-enlightenment attempts of (mostly […]

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James Dunn on Oral Transmission

Some skeptics suggest that we do not have accurate sources in the Gospels because they were written too late (often assumed to be 40-50 years after the crucifixion). This claim makes some major assumptions. It […]

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Doctor of Ministry

I am excited to start my Doctor of Ministry program at Acadia Divinity College next month.  Some people have wondered why I am doing a D.Min. rather than a Ph.D.  That is a good question.  The […]

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Wright and Dunn on the New Perspective

I must confess that I have not taken a position on the new perspective on Paul.  I think that there are some important correctives raised by the new perspective scholars but I am not yet […]

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