I read from ‘Unity and Diversity: An Inquiry Into the Character of Earliest Christianity’ by Professor James D.G. Dunn. The institution of the Lord’s Supper in 1 Corinthians 11 (NRSV): ‘For I received from the Lord what I also handed… Read More ›
Considering afresh ‘the Church fathers very clear proof that Jesus was a divine being’
The Revd Canon Professor Richard Burridge is a Church of England priest, biblical scholar and the former Dean of King’s College London. He writes: ‘To modern eyes, it is almost inevitable that theologians of the early Church will appear to… Read More ›
How can we admire a God who refused to disclose the fullness of truth and salvation until the very last fragment of time?
The Jesus of the gospels (Mark 13:30-33) expects the end times within the lifetime of his listeners. Paul (1 Thessalonians 4:16-17, 5:2-11) predicts the Second Coming (parousia) in his own lifetime. Later he abandons this. But the wait has been… Read More ›
St. Paul and Islam: A Contemporary Perspective
This is a review of the new commentary on Paul’s letter to the Galatians by Dr Shabbir Akhtar of Oxford University. As far as I am aware no Muslim has ever written a commentary on any of Paul’s letters. I… Read More ›