First Theology: God, Scripture & Hermeneutics

First Theology: God, Scripture & Hermeneutics

When doing theology must we start with God, the Bible or hermeneutics? For postmodernism we must start with hermeneutics. God and the Bible as his Word are not seen as objective realities but only as realities with can only be discussed in the context of faith- and reading-communities. Already some years ago Kevin VanHoozer in [...]

From the Mouth of God

From the Mouth of God

Why should we believe that – as Jesus our Lord and Savior – that the Bible is the mouth of God. In From the Mouth of God Sinclair Ferguson, a former minister of the First Presbyterian Church in Colombia, South Carolina and a former professor of systematic theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, answers this question. [...]

Cracking the Foundation of the New Perspective on Paul (Robert J. Cara)

Cracking the Foundation of the New Perspective on Paul (Robert J. Cara)

The New Perspective on Paul states that the real issue of Paul’s message of justification is not soteriology but ecclesiology and salvation-history. No longer are the boundaries of the people of God defined by circumcision, keeping of the sabbath and of food laws but by believing that Jesus is Lord. The New Perspective posits that [...]

From Creation to New Creation (Daniel M. Gurtner and Bejamin L. Gladd)

From Creation to New Creation (Daniel M. Gurtner and Bejamin L. Gladd)

G.K. Beale is renowned not only for his really excellent commentary on Revelation but also for his studies on the relationship between the New Testament and the Old Testament; for example how the New Testament uses the Old Testament. The writings of Beale are characterized by a keen insight in the importance of salvation history [...]