February 16, 2019

The Root of Pacifism in the Hebrew Scriptures

by Robert Roberg David taught us to love our enemies and pray for them. “For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful […]
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 […]