December 6, 2018

“Love Your Enemies”

John Piper, “Jesus’ Love Command in the Synoptic Gospels and in the early Christian paraenesis,” p 90f. Turning to the sixth antithesis we may ask whether […]
December 6, 2018

Jesus the Central Jew: His Times and His People

by LaCocque, pages 95-6. Jesus claimed to be (or to become) the ultimate manifestation on earth of the kingdom he heralded: he inaugurated the realm of the […]
December 6, 2018

Jesus and the “Eye for an Eye” Command: A Response

by Greg Boyd First, both Jesus and his Jewish audience were very familiar with the OT’s commands to take “an eye for an eye and a […]
October 31, 2018

Other Challenges to a Pacific View of Jesus: Matthew and the Temple Incident

Gabrielson, Paul’s Non-Violent Gospel: The Theological Politics of Peace in Paul s Life and Letters, pp 52-54. Whenever the subject of Jesus’ peaceableness is discussed, questions […]