Why does the author of the Letter to the Hebrews, in the midst of his rigorous argument regarding the New and Old Covenants (diatheke), introduce the rough analogy of a will (diatheke) or does he? The common interpretation understands Hebrews 9:15-22 as an analogy made between a biblical covenant and a will; I briefly contend here that better sense is made of the text if we read diatheke as a covenant between God and man—not a will.
In the late 19th century, Friedrich Nietzsche captured in striking words the chaos into which the 20th and 21st century world would be plunged, writing in his The Gay Science¸ What were we doing when we unchained this earth from its sun? Where is it moving to now? Where are we moving to? Away from … Continue reading The Moral Act of Reading: A Response to Deconstructionism
Buy from AmazonBuy from WTS Books Wellum and Gentry provide both an outstanding introduction to Biblical Theology and Biblical-theological systems and a solidly biblical via media between the two reigning Biblical-theological systems, Dispensationalism and Covenant Theology. At 716 pages (before appendix and indices)"Kingdom Through Covenant" proves to be a weighty volume, but it is a … Continue reading A Review of Kingdom through Covenant by Gentry and Wellum