Why Study Theology? Reflections for the evangelical charismatic church

Posted Posted in doctrine, Study, TheoMisc Blog

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.

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Contrary Women: Genesis 3:16b in the (now non-)Permanent ESV

Posted Posted in church, Old Testament, Study, TheoMisc Blog

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 […]