By Garwood P. Anderson One of the many reasons to avoid social media is that one of your friends will invariably post a meme like this one: Social media nonsense doesn’t tend to bother me. I have low... Read More...
Toplady's “Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me” qualifies as one of the richest hymns, with its biblical allusions, soteriological vision, and complex history.
Luther's understanding of the gospel has a tremendous liberating appeal, but also grave hermeneutical consequences.
While with his tongue the Suffering Servant made “intercession for transgressors” (Isa. 53:12), with torn flesh he made atonement for those who bruised him.
I recommend this collection as an introduction to the state of contemporary theological hermeneutics, though, in candor, the recommendation is lukewarm.