Oct 4 2019

Paedocommunion vs. the Church, & the Gospel: Part I

Cain-Dalton

When a paedocommunionist tells his fellow paedobaptists that the Bible trumps tradition, he has shot himself in the foot.

Peter Leithart recently published a paper entitled “Paedocommunion, the Church, & the Gospel.” As always, he is worth engaging with. The problem I have with doing so is that his arguments are sound but his fundamental assumptions are not. This means that the house which he builds is constructed with great wisdom but is also, unfortunately, located on the sand of the sea. Not only is the tide coming in, but there is also a Jonahic storm on the horizon.

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May 19 2019

Schema Volume 3

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“The biblical imagination that was blotted out by the modern ‘Babel Academy’ is dawning in the hearts and minds of the saints once again.”

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Aug 5 2018

The Sevenfold Structure of Genesis

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“The seven days of Genesis 1 are a chiasm, and therefore these sections are a chiasm. The Adam who doesn’t come to rule at the beginning is answered by the Adam who does come to rule at the end.”

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Aug 4 2018

Levels of Language

Mr Robot

Stolen from Tim Nichols

“If we are going to be good interpreters of Scripture, it’s not enough to grasp the didactic literature. We need to learn to read the higher levels of language as well.”

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Jun 25 2018

Esther Predicted in Ezekiel

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The book of Esther describes the fulfillment of the battle of Gog and Magog

An excerpt from “Esther in the Midst of Covenant History” by James B. Jordan (2001)
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Jun 1 2018

Hermeneutical Repentance

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“Look, you know I love you, but there’s no point in mincing words here: you guys suck at reading narrative.”
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Mar 30 2018

The Infinite Room

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Is it possible for a book of contemplative theology to be neo noir?

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Mar 10 2018

Baptists are Right, Accidentally

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Leithart and the whale.

or Do You Really Want A Real Debate?

Another response to a post on baptism, “Baptists Are Right, Almost,” by my friend Peter Leithart.
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Feb 20 2018

Bring Light to your Theology with Dark Sayings

Seated Figure - Francis Bacon

It is truly breathtaking how deeply connected and coherent all of Scripture is, all of life is, when you can experience it in all of its divinely inspired architectural beauty and construction.

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Oct 30 2017

The artificial resurrection: Genesis and genetics in Blade Runner 2049

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In this sequel, moral absolutes have succumbed to corporate interests and brutal pragmatism. The film poses uncomfortable questions for a culture whose prosperity is maintained artificially and unsustainably through abortion, exploitation and war, and whose divorce of sex from procreation is slowly but surely drifting into a demographic winter.

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