Tag: Theology

Chosen to go to Hell? [Course Reverie]

As our cohort continued its preparation to head into Romans 9-11 this week, we were tasked with doing some basic research on the names and events Paul mentions from the Old Testament. Unsurprisingly, Paul is […]

Paul’s “Flesh-y” Thoughts in Romans [Course Reverie]

This last week our MANT cohort began our second class on Romans with Dr. Scot McKnight. This class is focused on chapters nine through eleven, which heavily focus on the theological topic of election. Because […]

No Trinity, No Christianity

This last week our class on early and medieval Christian history moved into overviewing the work of Cappadocian fathers, who are primarily famous for helping Christianity define its beliefs in the Trinity. The importance of […]

Reading the Bible Origen-ly [Course Reverie]

As our class on early church history continues, we focused most of our night on the person and work of Origen. A fascinating character in the early church. He was one of the first exegetes […]

Michael Gorman’s “The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant”

One of the atonement books I was assigned this quarter was the book The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant by Michael Gorman. This was a fantastic read. Gorman saw […]

Explorations in Atonement: Theory Readings

This week our class had a number of readings that allowed the different theories of atonement to be presented by those who hold to each. I will be evaluating each of these representations and offering […]