Recently I joined a tour of the British Museum in which we viewed exhibits connected to events in the Bible. Since the British Museum can be overwhelming, I welcomed some guidance.1 As we moved through various items, from Jehu to Paul, I found myself drawn to one particular piece.
One thing that we’re thankful for here at the Academic Blog is the fact of God’s saving activity on behalf of ungodly sinners, otherwise known as justification. But this term, and the concept it conveys, have been the subject of intense debate for many years. [Read more…]
We recently invited Dr. Mark Tietjen to contribute a series of articles on Søren Kierkegaard, to celebrate the soon-to-be released 26-volume Kierkegaard’s Writings on the Logos Digital Library. This is a monumental occasion, given that it has taken 50 years for Kierkegaard’s entire corpus of writings to be translated into English. In this first essay, Tietjen writes with graceful prose and keen insight into the meaning and implications of one of Kierkegaard’s most famous (and misused) ideas: the “leap of faith”. [Read more…]