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The Precociousness of Yeshua (Jesus)

Little is known of the salad days of Yeshua. We can use conjecture to say He gamboled and frolicked with his consanquineous bretheren and cater-cousins. However, we do know from Scripture that He was precocious. 636 more words

Theological Essays

Little is known of the salad days of Yeshua. We can use conjecture to say He gamboled and frolicked with his consanquineous bretheren and cater-cousins. However, we do know from Scripture that He was precocious. 636 more words

Theological Essays

Was St. John Chrysostom naïve? The Economics of Love in the Acts of the Apostles

            In a time when the current Pope of the Roman Catholic Church is being criticized as a ‘Marxist’ for quoting St. John Chrysostom, along with other church fathers, in critiquing our current economic paradigms… 4,343 more words

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Reclaiming the term 'Theocracy'

            In the midst of the revival of certain controversies, in the UK and elsewhere, concerning the relationship between the Church(es) (or religious institutions in general) and the state, it may be helpful to consider what a ‘religious’ rule itself would even look like, consider whether it has been tried, and along the way look at the current controversies in light of the theo-political stance expounded on here in brief. 2,353 more words

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Testing James Tabor’s Hypothesis (Edited)

            James Tabor, proceeding from some initial work done with J. Masssyngberde Ford in her Anchor Bible Commentary (i), has recently argued that by a careful methodology of ‘reverse editing’ one can see that the Apocalypse of John was originally a non-Christian Jewish text that was later ‘Christianized’. 3,071 more words

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