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Hermeneutics and narrative

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The narrative premise of a post-Christendom theology 13 May. 2010
The message of the Bible in one sentence 19 Jan. 2011
Some rough and ready “rules” for doing a narrative-historical reading of the New Testament 9 May. 2013
The narrative-historical reading of the New Testament: what’s in it for me? Part 1 4 Jun. 2012
New book out: End of Story? Same-Sex Relationships and the Narratives of Evangelical Mission 30 Nov. 2019
10 good reasons to switch to a narrative-historical hermeneutic 9 Jun. 2015
In what sense are we "bound to what the New Testament teaches"? 12 Jul. 2012
Why my argument against the traditional doctrine of "hell" is not liberalism 6 Aug. 2011
The narrative-historical method—an outline 4 Sep. 2014
Does the gospel first appear in Genesis 3:15? 18 Jun. 2013
The coming of the Son of Man: theology or history? 4 Apr. 2013
The battle between theology and history for the soul of the church: 24 antitheses 5 Mar. 2013
The Gospel Coalition gets the gospel back to front 13 Jun. 2013
Theology and the interpretation of Isaiah 53 21 Jun. 2010
Brian LePort's ten most difficult doctrinal/theological issues 23 Apr. 2012
Neither the prince of Tyre nor the king of Babylon is Satan 3 Feb. 2015
The narrative-historical reading of the New Testament: what's in it for me? Part 3 9 Jun. 2012
Misinterpreting Jesus for the sake of the gospel: parables of a prodigal son 26 Nov. 2011
The strengths (and weaknesses) of the narrative-historical method 19 Nov. 2012
A New Translation: The Earliest Christian Documents: AD 49-100 12 Apr. 2011
The wrath of God and the death of Jesus 5 Jan. 2016
Wright and White on the “righteousness of God” in 2 Corinthians 5:21 12 Apr. 2013
Scot McKnight on the historical Jesus and the Jesus of the church 11 Oct. 2012
The gospel, the story of Israel, and personal salvation: no compromise 9 Jan. 2014
Understanding the big picture of the Bible: a guide to reading the Bible well 6 Sep. 2012
Was the gospel told first to the serpent? 2 Jun. 2011
Forgiveness and the wiped out document nailed to the cross 26 Nov. 2012
Theology and history and Jesus as the culmination of Israel's story 11 May. 2011
The fault line between the Reformed and the... er, post-Reformed? 12 Jan. 2012
Scot McKnight and the gospel of King Jesus: halfway there 21 Sep. 2011
A narrative-historical creed (first draft) 7 Oct. 2011
Why did the risen Jesus send the apostles out to make disciples of all nations? 30 Oct. 2014
The death of Jesus: not as difficult to understand as you might think 17 Feb. 2017
It’s not eschatology, folks, it’s just a story 1 May. 2014
The history of biblical interpretation—a tale of two cities 9 May. 2011
The fog of biblical interpretation 9 Jan. 2012
Satan, serpents and the dreadful forces of political change 18 Sep. 2014
Judgment according to works: a flawed paradigm 4 Sep. 2013
The narrative-historical reading of the New Testament: what's in it for me? Part 2 6 Jun. 2012
This changes everything 16 Dec. 2015


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