Hermeneutics and narrative

The art of interpretation

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How “liberal” is the narrative-historical method? 14 Apr 2021
Review of Jennifer Butler’s Who Stole My Bible? 17 Mar 2021
An addendum to my defence of a narrative-historical perspective on European Christendom 9 Mar 2021
In defence of a narrative-historical perspective on European Christendom 8 Mar 2021
Our multi-storied theological universe 6 Feb 2021
Now available! Hell and Heaven in Narrative Perspective (second edition) 12 Jan 2021
Progressive Christianity and the narrative-historical method 8 Jan 2021
The ends of the ages: church in the Anthropocene 21 Oct 2020
“The Lord said to my lord….” Did Jesus indulge in prosopological exegesis of the Old Testament? 28 Jul 2020
Should evangelicals be reading the signs of the times? 17 Jun 2020
A great and terrible day of the Lord? 8 Jun 2020
The deity of Jesus, the war against Rome, and theology (of the cross) as a hermeneutical tool 6 May 2020
Answers to questions about the narrative-historical method 24 Apr 2020
The gospel is changing, but there’s still some way to go 21 Apr 2020
Kingdom come and gone: is Jesus all he’s cracked up to be? 17 Apr 2020
Paul’s narrative world: roughly why I disagree with N.T. Wright about the meaning of “propitiation by his blood” 10 Apr 2020
Review of Steve Chalke’s The Lost Message of Paul, part 2: a digression 25 Mar 2020
The ancient narrative in which we are surprised to find ourselves 6 Mar 2020
New book out: End of Story? Same-Sex Relationships and the Narratives of Evangelical Mission 30 Nov 2019
Review of Matthew Bates, Gospel Allegiance: the ten events of the gospel allegiance creed 20 Nov 2019
Are Ignatius and Irenaeus reliable interpreters of Romans 1:3? 6 Nov 2019
From theology to history: Oliver Crisp on the temptations of the Christ 29 Oct 2019
Questions about the death of Jesus 19 Sep 2019
What sort of hope do we find in the New Testament? 14 Aug 2019
The “rolling interpretation” of the Old Testament 6 Aug 2019
Learning from Daniel’s prayer of confession 30 Jul 2019
It’s a while since we’ve had a diagram about theology and history 16 Jul 2019
Reimarus on the second coming of Jesus 1 Jul 2019
The Pope bowdlerizes the Lord’s Prayer 7 Jun 2019
Revelation and the “alter-empire” of Christ 6 Jun 2019
Is the Bible story or poetry? Or something else? 5 Jun 2019
Defending the narrative-historical definition of the kingdom of God 23 May 2019
Der rote Faden der Bibel - Teil 1 (Tora, Profeten und Schriften) 16 Apr 2019
If they do these things when the wood is green, what will happen when it is dry? 16 Apr 2019
Donald Hagner’s “interpretive dilemma” that isn’t a dilemma 7 Apr 2019
Some thoughts on the opening paragraph of Donald Hagner’s How New is the New Testament? 5 Apr 2019
Testing times: a narrative framework for the renewal of the Western church 14 Mar 2019
About whom does the prophet say this? 7 Feb 2019
Why traditional eschatology is a failure of nerve 1 Jan 2019
Evangelicals and the narrative-historical method: three questions 6 Dec 2018