Tagged: history


He Gave Us Fiction

We are made storied creatures. We are bound by a story; we are anchored in a narrative. This world in which we live and move and have our being is God’s world, and God has given this world a narrative structure. It’s all one big story. We have to understand the word of God within that story.


Paul’s Theology is His History

Wrede brought an end to the old liberal enterprise by arguing that you can’t seperate Paul’s religion from his theology. There is a deeper truth embedded here: you can’t seperate Christianity from history.


You Stole that from Us

I’ve been working through Larry Hurtado’s Destroyer of the Gods with great appreciation. Here’s the wonderful way he describes his aim: The very features of early Christianity that made it odd and objectionable in the...