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September 12, 2019 | ZA Blog
Michael Bird on The New Testament in Its World, working with N. T. Wright, and the keys to fruitful New Testament study.
Michael Bird has been busy. Among other projects, this prolific scholar was the impetus for the idea of The New Testament in Its World, the...
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September 12, 2019 | ZA Blog
N. T. Wright on The New Testament in Its World, vocation, and how Jesus still challenges our worldviews today.
In this interview, N. T. Wright discusses: what the New Testament summons us to dohow Jesus challenged first-century (and twenty-first-c...
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July 9, 2019 | ZA Blog
Gnosticism: Where It Comes From, What It Teaches, and How Christians Should Respond Today
Gnosticism is not a specific heretical movement in church history but rather a loose collection of different religious beliefs. Gnosis is th...
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March 12, 2019 | ZA Blog
What James Says about Taming the Tongue
With our tongues, we can speak truth or we can speak lies. We can build people up or we can tear them down. Sometimes we say the wrong thing...
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February 4, 2019 | Bill Mounce
My Father Died Last Week
I am going to interrupt my normal Greek blogs to share some thoughts about my dad, funerals, and death. Dad passed away due to complications...
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January 1, 2019 | Jeremy Bouma
9 Things You Should Know about Postconservative Theology
If you have ever longed to become acquainted with the major thinkers and schools of thought in Christian theology from the nineteenth centur...
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December 25, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
Because Christ Was Born, We Can “Put on Christ” and Become “Firstborn Sons”
’Tis the season to reflect upon the majesty and mystery of the incarnation of Christ. But why not also reflect upon another aspect of his pe...
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December 12, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
What Does Justification Mean? 7 Things You Need to Know
When we reflect on the meaning of salvation—and on our piety, mission, and life together—our thought necessarily engages the doctrine of jus...
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December 4, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
3 Reasons Why You Should (Re)consider the Doctrine of Justification
When we reflect on the meaning of salvation—and on our piety, mission, and life together—our thought necessarily engages the doctrine of jus...
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November 14, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
How Should Biblical Morality Shape Immigration, Refugee, and Border Policy?
One of the more controversial issues of our day—both in the US and abroad, both political and moral—is how a nation should shape and enforce...
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November 13, 2018 | ZA Blog
What Is Hypostatic Union?
Hypostatic union is how Christians explain the relationship between Jesus’ divine nature, his human nature, and his being. It means that Jes...
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November 8, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
Why Morality Matters: An Introduction to Ethics by Scott B. Rae
“Why be moral?” Perhaps it’s to fulfill some sort of social contract forged between human beings in order to transcend the state of nature? ...
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November 7, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
What Does It Mean to Be Human? Exploring the Christian Doctrine of Humanity
“What does it mean to be human?” Throughout our history people have offered many, sharply different answers. But what does the Bible say abo...
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November 1, 2018 | ZA Blog
What is Docetism?
Docetism is an ancient heresy that says Jesus was not fully human. According to Docetism, he seemed to be human, but because Jesus was fully...
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September 21, 2018 | ZA Blog
What Is the Apostles’ Creed?
The Apostles’ creed is the oldest statement of faith in the Christian church, written sometime in the second century AD. The creed defines c...
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August 2, 2018 | ZA Blog
What Is Sola Scriptura?
Sola Scriptura is a Latin phrase that means “only Scripture” or “Scripture alone.” It was one of the rallying cries of the Reformation. But ...
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