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Greek or Hebrew?

A quote from George Athas at Moore College that’s crying out for re-posting: A friend of mine who pastors a congregation told me of a young man in his church who was heading off to study at a theological college. This young man approached my friend for advice on making …

Innasense

What’s the point of having your own blog if you can’t occasionally share a good old rant? I’ve noticed recently that educated people speaking extemporaneously in public often randomly pepper their discourse with the term, “innasense”. I have had two theories as to how this term came about. The first …

Re-reading Doug Campbell

Here’s something I’d like to say: I’ve just picked up a copy of Douglas A. Campbell’s The Deliverance of God: An Apocalyptic Rereading of Justification in Paul (Grand Rapids / Cambridge: Eerdmans, 2009). Initially, I was a bit daunted. It’s a very big and scary book, running to 1218 pages. …

A tribute to Anglican Liturgy

Liturgy For the Moore College Review, 2003 Words by Dave ‘McCartney’ Hann and Lionel ‘Lennon’ Windsor With help from 3rd year Moore College 2004 Rubrics by Lewis ‘Harrison’ Jones and Lionel ‘Lennon’ Windsor To the tune of ‘Let it Be’ The people sitting, appropriate chords of introduction are played. DRAWING …

Old Testament Studies Revolutionised

Newsflash: Old Testament Studies Revolutionised. Exciting new evidence supporting a late dating for the Old Testament book of Daniel has arisen in a curiously unexpected way. It appears that an orthodox fragment of an ancient source underlying Daniel has been preserved by oral tradition to this day amongst a group …

Should theological students have a day off?

I like having Saturday off (normally). I suppose you could try keeping the fourth commandment literally, according to the original instruction. But that would involve downing tools at Sunset on Israel’s Friday (about 2 AM Saturday morning EST) and picking them up again 24 hours later (2 AM Sunday morning). …