Daily Archives: May 16, 2011

The Stoning of Saint Stephen

Rembrandt, The Stoning of St. Stephen Acts 7:55-60 7:55 But filled with the Holy Spirit, he gazed into heaven and saw the glory of God and Jesus standing at the right hand of God. 7:56 “Look,” he said, “I see the … Continue reading

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Warrior Messiah

Leithart continues his response to Witherington by noting:  I can agree that Jesus’ victory is the “antithesis” of the victory expected by many Jews.  But Jesus remains a warrior Messiah, which is exactly what we would expect from the Old … Continue reading

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Baptistic Conclusions

Doug Wilson observes: “Many Christians have come to baptistic conclusions because they simply took a Bible and a concordance, and then looked up every incident of baptism in the New Testament. This is objectionable, not because they studied these pasages … Continue reading

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Leithart vs. Witherington on Genesis 3:15

Leithart continues his replies to Witherington’s critique of Defending Constantine. The area of critique is based on Leithart’s exegetical arguments. Leithart writes: I take it that Witherington’s plural “descendants of Eve” is deliberate, and I can agree to some extent:  In the … Continue reading

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