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Extra-Curricular Activities 05.18.13
Roger Olson - Is the Bible Unclear? A Guide for the
“I don’t think the Bible is all that unclear if read and
studied properly, that is, reasonably–recognizing the Bible for what it is… not
a source book of propositional answers to curious questions but a complex narrative
written and compiled by human authors led by but not over ridden by the Holy
Michael Kruger - The Difference Between Original Autographs
and Original Texts
“Generally speaking, we can have confidence that the words
we read are the words of the original authors. ”
[Image from The Archaeological Study Bible]
Ben Witherington - The Love Commandment in the NT, Part Two
“Sometimes we talk about whole-heartedly loving God, and
while that is a good thing, Jesus had something far more profound in mind.”
Thaddeus Williams - The Secret to Becoming Irrelevent: Spend
All Your Time Trying to Be Relevant
“In Derrick’s own words, ‘Whatever the world can do,
Christians can do ten years later and worse...' The big irony was how so many of
these Christian endeavors were aimed precisely at being relevant to guys like
Derrick. The harder the church tried to be relevant, the more irrelevant she
Ecclesia and Ethics – An Interview with Mariam Kamell
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