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Review of Biblical Theology

How do lengthy regulations about the manner of dress and eating habits of the Jews point to Jesus? What significance do the proverbs and wisdom literature of the Old Testament have for Christians today? Such questions inevitably face Christians as they read their Bibles. Among scholars who study the Bible, it has been commonly recognized … Continue reading Review of Biblical Theology

Hope for Exiles

Things do not look good for Christians in Canada. Secularism grows in its influence (e.g., the Law Society of Upper Canada). Christian moral ethics are more and more on the periphery of our culture. And our government is introducing bills and making policies that appear to threaten several of the freedoms Christians take for granted … Continue reading Hope for Exiles

A Comparison of Habakkuk Translations – 3:14

Translations of Habakkuk 3:14 (Emphasis added) Significance The various ways v. 14 differ are significant, but most significant is the question  of who possesses the arrows/rods/spears. A careful judgment on who “he” is supports the translation decision made in v. 13. Reason for Translation Most of the translations assume that “his rod” refers to the … Continue reading A Comparison of Habakkuk Translations – 3:14

A Comparison of Habakkuk Translations – 3:13

Translations of Habakkuk 3:13 (Emphasis added) Significance This verse is of great significance for interpreting Habakkuk Chapter 3. In the NIV, NET, ESV, and NASB, these lines speak only of God saving His people. In the Teleioteti translation, the agent of His salvation is identified. What is most significant is that in context the anointed … Continue reading A Comparison of Habakkuk Translations – 3:13

Review of The City of God and the Goal of Creation

The concept of “city” has long been of interest to theologians and biblical scholars, from Augustine’s apology for the destruction of Rome and account of the war between the City of man and the City of God (The City of God) to contemporary interest in cities among Christian sociologists (e.g. Jacques Ellul). For this reason … Continue reading Review of The City of God and the Goal of Creation