Monthly Archives: July 2013

Ruminating Romans: Wrighting the Divine Righteousness

I am under obligation to barbarians as well as to Greeks, you see; both to the wise and to the foolish. That’s why I’m eager to announce the good news to you, too, in Rome. I’m not ashamed of the … Continue reading

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Ruminating Romans: Saul of Tarsus and the Righteousness of YHWH

How did Saul of Tarsus understand the righteousness of God before his conversion to the Lord Jesus Christ? To address this question we first need to explore the eschatological hope of Second Temple Judaism. In his book The New Testament … Continue reading

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Ruminating Romans: Rediscovering Rabbi Saul

I am under obligation to barbarians as well as to Greeks, you see; both to the wise and to the foolish. That’s why I’m eager to announce the good news to you, too, in Rome. I’m not ashamed of the … Continue reading

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Paul Nadim Tarazi on the Epistle to the Romans

My copy of Fr Paul Nadim Tarazi’s “Chrysostom Bible Commentary” on Romans arrived yesterday, and so I thought I would read his analysis of chapter one. I was immediately struck by the following two theses: 1) At the time that … Continue reading

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Rock Songs for Theologians

Over at Faith and Theology Kim Fabricius has assigned rock songs to various theologians. Some of my favorites: St Irenaeus: “Long Road Out of Eden” (Eagles) St. Francis of Assisi: “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” (Temptations) St Anselm: “(I Can’t … Continue reading

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“Romans and the Theology of Paul” by N. T. Wright

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St. John of the Cross: The Loss and Discovery of Our Identity in God

Originally posted on A Wider Sunrise:
All of us use labels to define ourselves. The fun uncle. The nurturing mother. The devoted husband. The good friend. The athlete. The nurse. The risk-taker. The talker. The intellectual. The beauty. The person…

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