Hungry Bellies A few things have happened to me in the past few months that have made me want to write something on the fact that seemingly very few Christians are reading the Bible and engaging in theological reflection, why this might be the case, and what we’re doing about it. In doing this, I’m […]
Lucy recently sat down for a discussion with The Student Leadership Blog in one of their podcast episodes.
For more discussion on this, listen to the episode with Dr Lucy Peppiatt, and read further below as we include text from their blog written by Brogan Hume.
I remember very clearly, in my 30’s, realizing that I wanted to study theology at degree level. I had no idea that it would end with me doing a PhD, leading a college, writing books, and teaching. It hadn’t been a “career move”! I thought I was studying theology so that I’d be a better co-pastor with my husband and because I loved it. I also thought then that these were good enough reasons for all that study and investment, and I still think they are.
In my view it is time to properly give place to prophetic ways the Spirit uses Scriptures precisely out of their original context but with staggering accuracy and insight in the contemporary context…
The Mind of the Spirit In this WTCLive episode, hosted by Dr. Lucy Peppiatt, New Testament scholar Craig Keener discusses his recent book The Mind of the Spirit: Paul’s Approach to Transformed Thinking (Baker Publishing Group, 2016) in which he looks at how the Holy Spirit functions from Paul’s perspective in the New Testament. Keener also […]
To begin, the Bible repeatedly affirms God’s love for all creation. This theme resounds from day 1 in Genesis 1,
The not-so-permanent ESV Bible… The recent decision to make a permanent edition of the ESV has lit up the blogosphere in the past few weeks. The controversy surrounds both the language of their decision and the nature of their final few text changes, including Genesis 3:16 (discussed below). Crossway, who publishes the ESV, stated in […]
A core tenet of Jewish, Christian, and Islamic faiths is the claim that there is only one God, not that there used to be lots of gods until Yahweh emerged victorious.
Over the last 7 posts I’ve asked how we might read Joshua in a way that’s faithful to the story of Jesus. I’ve suggested at least 5 different facets of Joshua that give me hope for that possibility.
Worship as Warfare The book of Chronicles tells of a story where King Jehoshaphat of Judah faced an enemy coalition of some 2 million soldiers, or just a few shy of modern China’s active military. The story is clearly engaging in some hyperbole, since the size of this army alone is well beyond all human population […]