Archive for May, 2009

Note: This is part of a semi-regular series of posts comparing the NIV translation of scriptures used in my church’s sermons with similar translations. The intent is to identify hurdles that may be encountered when reading along in the pew with a different translation and to determine if they are textually or exegetically significant. * […]

The Wright way of reading along with the NIV…

Posted: 18th May 2009 by ElShaddai Edwards in Faith & Theology, Uncategorized

Note: this is a salvaged draft of something I wrote in late April, but never got around to publishing. I’m revisiting it now because a few bloggers have recently posted or commented on N.T. Wright’s criticism of the NIV as a Protestant translation in his recent book, Justification. * * * * * I’ve mentioned […]

The benefits of a blog’s blood pressure

Posted: 13th May 2009 by ElShaddai Edwards in Faith & Theology, Uncategorized

It’s been a curious thing, these past 4-5 months. I’ve been incredibly busy with my full-time job and some sidebar freelance projects, nevermind the house and family, the sum of which has left very little time for blogging and other personal projects. After a self-imposed hiatus of several months, I attempted a brief return last […]

In 1 John 2:15-17, John offers a rebuttal to the world’s version of the greatest commandment: Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength. (Deuteronomy 6:5) HCSB REB Do not love the world or the things that belong to the world. If anyone loves the […]

Usually I don’t populate Facebook items here, but this was a recent quiz that I thought some might find interesting (HT:┬áMike Beidler) – not sure if it’s available in a non-Facebook format. My result is particularly interesting to me in that Disciples of Christ shares a common root with the quasi-denomination that I grew up […]