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Bone of My Bone and Flesh of My Flesh

Posted on : April 22, 2020

It is possible to characterize what happened with these early humans as just the emergence of some new skills, and that is certainly true. But these were not just any skills. These were skills that… Continue Reading

Bone of My Bone and Flesh of My Flesh

Posted on : April 22, 2020

It is possible to characterize what happened with these early humans as just the emergence of some new skills, and that is certainly true. But these were not just any skills. These were skills that… Continue Reading

Aliens and the Person of Christ; or Whether Aliens Can Be Saved

Posted on : April 20, 2020

You don’t have to search the interwebs very long to find a lively discussion on what effects the discovery of extraterrestrial life would have on Christian theology. For this child of the ’80s, whose first… Continue Reading

Preachers Dare

Posted on : April 15, 2020

Christian preachers dare to talk about God. Even on the presupposition of the mediation of revelation by holy scripture this venture would always be impossible without the third presupposition that God acknowledges it and will… Continue Reading

No Pointing

Posted on : April 13, 2020

I know a man who works at a large, warehouse-style, home-improvement store. He shared with me a story about how to help people find what they are looking for. It seems that there is a… Continue Reading

The Priority of Grace

Posted on : April 8, 2020

One of the central claims of the Protestant Reformation is that salvation is by grace alone. Humans cannot earn nor do they merit salvation; it comes as a free gift of God. On this, all… Continue Reading

Fear Only Yourself

Posted on : April 6, 2020

We’re living in a world of division, and that division is defining. We put ourselves in groups and make alliances, and then we define ourselves by these groups. In fact, we tend to define ourselves… Continue Reading

Building an Old Testament Library: Psalms—Daniel

Posted on : April 1, 2020

For anyone interested in theological readings of the Old Testament, one of the most exciting recent publications has been Robert Alter’s The Hebrew Bible: A Translation with Commentary (3 vols.; Norton, 2018). Alter is a… Continue Reading
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January 23, 2023

“An abba said, ‘The prophets wrote books, then came our fathers, who put them into practice. Those who came after them learnt them by heart. Then came the present generation, who …

January 23, 2023

“An abba said, ‘The prophets wrote books, then came our fathers, who put them into practice. Those who came after them learnt them by heart. Then came the present generation, who …

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December 16, 2022

AFTE is now accepting scholarship applications for 2023. Applications and required supporting materials are due in the AFTE office no …

July 1, 2022

A Foundation for Theological Education (AFTE) John Wesley Fellowships have been awarded to six doctoral students. The John Wesley Fellows …