We ought to furnish our minds with reasons for why we believe what we believe. This is not in question.
The strict historical-grammatical interpreter would not be able to do what the author of the Hebrews does.
Some, particularly of the dispensational persuasion, take the temple and the accompanying sacrifices revealed in Ezekiel 40-48 as a literal temple and sacrificial system which will be established at the time of the future millennium.
Those of you who are even mildly interested in the big topics of theological discussion taking place online in discussion groups and in academic literature are probably aware of the debate between classical Christian theism and what has been termed theistic...
It was May 14, 1948, just a few years after the end of the war, when David Ben-Gurion declared Palestine to be an Israeli nation-state.
Below are three tips on how to make everyone think you're humble in a Facebook discussion, courtesy of all the keyboard saints out there: — 1) Assume your interlocutor is motivated by pride. Make sure this somehow comes out in the conversation so that everyone...
Modern psychology tends to see man as an amalgamation of traits, properties, or attributes. It doesn’t begin, per se, with personhood defined as imago Dei (image of God).
These ultimate and seemingly-invincible giants must be destroyed by God the Father, through the death of God the Son, and the application of that death by the ministry of God the Spirit.
The over-complication of the identity of the giants, however, runs the risk of destroying the actual significance of the text, and the significance of giants.
The infallible rule of interpretation of Scripture is the Scripture itself; and therefore when there is a question about the true and full sense of any Scripture (which is not manifold, but one), it must be searched by other places that speak more clearly.