In this post, I am going to outline a methodology for finding allusions in the Scriptures proposed by Dale Allison in The New Moses: A Matthean Typology. This post will outline a few details from his book with a few emendations of my own.
Perhaps I’ve read too many books about the Revelation and I’m hitting a wall. I’ve just started reading my third commentary of the year and, surprise, surprise, it’s another book talking about the history of interpretation of Revelation mostly focusing on today’s readings of the book. Boring. I want a book on Revelation that deals with the way that the early Church up through the Reformation read it for once. Please?
Every year, I challenge myself to read 60 books a year. Now that I’ve hit 1/3 of my goal, I decided to share this post as a mile marker for myself and a way for everyone to see what I’ve read, my current interests, and find some suggestions for reading
I continue my study through John Owen’s Communion with the Triune God, discussing his view of the eternal Trinity.
Call it finally reading every book I’ve read on Kindle, but I’ve recently started John Owen’s Communion with the Triune God despite my waning interest in Purtian theology. I will always remain interested in Trinitarian theology, so I thought that I would return to theology I am intimately familiar with in order to restart my Trinitarian studies.
How did the early Christians start to identify the Bread of the Eucharist with the Body of Christ? The answer, of course, lies in Leviticus.
Brant Pitre shows that Jesus builds a hierarchy of followers based on the model of Moses in Exodus.