|Paul’s letter to the Romans (3:1-4:25)
|In the likeness of sinful flesh: some reflections for Holy Week
|The shortfall in Christ’s sufferings: mystical union, messianic woes, the hardships of evangelism, or none of the above?
|Paul’s narrative world: roughly why I disagree with N.T. Wright about the meaning of “propitiation by his blood”
|Gentiles are saved by the salvation of Israel? Really? What about this, that, and the other?
|Review of Matthew Bates, Gospel Allegiance. What was the gospel?
|Questions about the death of Jesus
|The gospel for Jews and Gentiles according to Romans: a summary
|If they do these things when the wood is green, what will happen when it is dry?
|The salvation of the Jews by the “Author of life”—not quite in the way you might think
|Another reason to think that Isaiah’s suffering servant is the generation of Jews which grew up in Babylon
|Stephen Burnhope: Atonement and the New Perspective
|The narrative logic of salvation from the point of view of a Jewish apostle
|Gentiles needed the death of Jesus as much as Jews did, but for different reasons
|More on the narrative logic of salvation: “we have redemption through his blood”
|The logic of salvation for Jews and Gentiles in Paul
|Did God die on the cross? Part 2
|Did God die on the cross? Part 1
|Narrative substitutionary atonement in Luke: Jesus and the sins of Barabbas
|He did not descend into hell… and what really did happen at Easter
|A quiz on the atonement (in narrative-historical perspective)
|Jesus and redemptive violence
|Substitutionary versus anti-substitutionary theories: both lose, one more than the other
|A commentary on Owen Strachan’s less than biblical defence of the atonement
|A dead guy going to heaven is not metaphysics?
|Jesus the great high priest: no deep magic involved
|A pragmatic non-theory of the atonement
|The death of Jesus: not as difficult to understand as you might think
|The place of the cross in the biblical narrative
|Schweitzer gets redemption and eschatology half right
|Why we need to let some theological air out of the over-inflated balloon of atonement theory
|The wrath of God and the death of Jesus
|Was Jesus’ atoning death unique?
|Mapping the hermeneutics of penal substitution: McGrath, Bird and me
|Simon Gathercole defends substitution
|Who was the suffering servant of Isaiah 52:13-53:12?
|Christ died for whose sins in accordance with the scriptures?
|Two narratives of the cross for Good Friday
|Passover and atonement
|Good Friday: the death of Jesus in narrative-historical context