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Murphy-O’Connor-bedrock dates for Paul’s life

Today I begin to report on my new reading project, Jerome Murphy-O’Connor’s Paul: A Critical Life.  Early in the book he develops his chronology of Paul the Apostles’ life. I had read Robert Jewett’s A Chronology of Paul’s Life and … Continue reading

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Beale-futurist eschatology and the spiritual temple

In the Temple and the Church’s Mission G. K. Beale deals with 2 Thessalonians 2:4. The passage talks about  a “man of lawlessness” who, opposes and exalts himself above every so-called god or object of worship, and as a result he takes … Continue reading

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