Icons of Christ: A Biblical and Systematic Theology for Women’s Ordination is a compelling and capable defense of women sharing the full sweep of responsibilities for leadership in the Church. Despite the contention this topic breeds and the heat it generates, each chapter fairly and charitably rehearses arguments for and against women serving in church leadership. Author William G. Witt rigorously engages all the relevant biblical texts, along with traditional and contemporary testimony from Catholic and Protestant opposing voices. With philosophical and theological acumen, Witt applies careful historical, theological, literary, and exegetical analyses throughout, while keeping a practical focus on the Church.

Since the breadth and depth of this book is large, …Read More

This is video is really good. I would add the following. The Bible declares that humanity is created after the image and likeness of the Creator (Genesis 1:26). Humanity is the created representation of God on earth and redeemed humanity reflects the image of Christ (2 Corinthians 3:18; Colossians 3:10;Read More

“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” Romans 3:23 With these words the Apostle Paul succinctly and poignantly “sums up the human tragedy” and his argument set out in Romans 1:18-3:20 (Morris, Romans, p 176). Sin levels the playing field. Sin is the common groundRead More

The penetrating style and exceedingly capable analytic skills of Oliver D. Crisp has given us an outstanding work on atonement. Previously, Crisp co-edited a collection of papers presented at the third annual Los Angeles Theology Conference under the title, Locating the Atonement. In his newest, Crisp lays out atonement modelsRead More

Eleonore Stump gave the Stanton Lectures 2018-19 at Cambridge University and the audio is available. Much (most) of this content is based on her newest and most excellent release, Atonement. Here’s the breakdown and links for listening: 1. Atonement: Methodology, Problems, and Desiderata 1. Atonement: Methodology, Problems, and Desiderata 2.Read More

This is simply outstanding on every level and is Michael Bird at his best! It is a passionate, biblically robust, and sweeping take on the storyline of God’s redemptive plan. I highly encourage everyone to listen in and feel the “constellation of hope” found in the good news of theRead More

Short answer is “Nope!” A longer and far more thoughtful answer deserves a careful and reflective read. Roger Olson challenges this popular notion that God is timeless and gets the mental juices flowing. Reasons God cannot be timeless include a being who “cannot interact with temporal beings.” That would beRead More