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Out With The Old, in With The New? Analysing the Apparent “New Covenant”

Anyone who knows anything about Judaism and Christianity will know that perhaps other than the notion of whether Jesus is the Messiah, arguably one of the most divisive differences between these two religions is the whether Christians are bound by what they call the "Old Covenant." If you ask most Christians, they will be very … Continue reading Out With The Old, in With The New? Analysing the Apparent “New Covenant”

Born in Bethlehem = Proof of Messiah?

Every so often on Twitter, I come into contact with a Christian claiming Jesus is the Messiah. Recently, I had an exchange with a couple of Christians who challenged me by saying that I could not be the Messiah because I have no fulfilled prophecies, but Jesus clearly is because he did. For instance, this is … Continue reading Born in Bethlehem = Proof of Messiah?

Born of a Woman: The Literary Context of Galatians 4:4

Before I get into a summary of my last post, I want to provide an important quote from arguably one of the most well-respected and personally, one of my favourite contemporary scholars, Mark Goodacre. Although this is in the context of the debate of regarding the "Q" document, the same principle can apply equally well … Continue reading Born of a Woman: The Literary Context of Galatians 4:4

Born of a Woman: Analysing Galatians 4:4 in Theological Context

After all of the drama of the last few days, maybe now is a good time to get into the actual issue at hand; what exactly does Paul mean in Galatians 4:4? Given the last few posts have been only tangentially related to what is actually the core of the issue, I think now is the perfect time to … Continue reading Born of a Woman: Analysing Galatians 4:4 in Theological Context