The biggest questions in the world matter for our everyday lives more than we often realize. For instance, how you understand time, space, and God will affect what makes you laugh.
Here is a modern classic on Christology, freshly translated by Jo Bennett (and edited by R. David Nelson) from the German work, Der auferweckte Gekreuzigte, which was originally published in 1994.
The first volume of the Leiden Synopsis (under review here) was published in late 2014 and covers the first 23 of the 52 total disputations. Topics included are: sacred theology, Holy Scripture, God, creation, providence, angels, humanity, sin, the Sabbath and the Lord’s Day, and law and gospel.
Students should be aware that the annual meeting of and conference for the Northwest Region of the Evangelical Theological Society is coming up March 5th, 2016. The title for the conference is, “It Is Written: The Septuagint and Our Doctrine of Scripture.”
Jesus’ most famous sermon, recorded in Matthew chapters five through seven, is often quoted. However, there is much diversity among its various interpretations. The reasons for this variety are many and complex. Still, I believe that a better grasp of the historical background of the Sermon can help us to sift through the different approaches to its interpretation.