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November 20, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
How Does Genesis 1–11 Speak Truly? Six Insights
What does it mean to say Genesis 1-11 speaks truly? Is Genesis a historically accurate, scientific narrative? What does it mean to be a good...
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November 14, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
How Should Biblical Morality Shape Immigration, Refugee, and Border Policy?
One of the more controversial issues of our day—both in the US and abroad, both political and moral—is how a nation should shape and enforce...
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November 13, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
A Primer on the Legacy of Preaching: Volume One (Apostles to the Revivalists)
What do Augustine and Francis of Assisi, Martin Luther and Matthew Henry, John Bunyan and Johnathan Edwards all have in common? They embody ...
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November 13, 2018 | ZA Blog
What Is Hypostatic Union?
Hypostatic union is how Christians explain the relationship between Jesus’ divine nature, his human nature, and his being. It means that Jes...
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November 12, 2018 | Bill Mounce
Do You Ever Leave a Translation Meaningless? (Hebrews 13:3) - Mondays with Mounce 331
I am reading a paper this week at the national meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society. It is entitled, “Do formal equivalent transla...
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November 8, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
Why Morality Matters: An Introduction to Ethics by Scott B. Rae
“Why be moral?” Perhaps it’s to fulfill some sort of social contract forged between human beings in order to transcend the state of nature? ...
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November 7, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
What Does It Mean to Be Human? Exploring the Christian Doctrine of Humanity
“What does it mean to be human?” Throughout our history people have offered many, sharply different answers. But what does the Bible say abo...
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November 1, 2018 | ZA Blog
What is Docetism?
Docetism is an ancient heresy that says Jesus was not fully human. According to Docetism, he seemed to be human, but because Jesus was fully...
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November 1, 2018 | ZA Blog
What happened at the Council of Chalcedon?
The Council of Chalcedon was the fourth ecumenical council. In 451 AD, leaders from all of Christendom gathered to define the incarnation of...
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October 30, 2018 | ZA Blog
John Calvin: The Accidental Reformer
John Calvin was a sixteenth century French theologian, best known for his prominent role in the Reformation and his influential theology. M...
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October 18, 2018 | ZA Blog
5 Tips for Reading Apocalyptic Literature in the Bible
Apocalyptic literature is a challenging genre. In the Bible, we find this genre in the Book of Revelation and in the second half of Daniel. ...
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October 12, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
Psalm 121 Commentary: Where Does Our Help Come From?
When your world turns dark and your journey turns rugged, where do you turn for help? What is your source for the confidence you need to fac...
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October 11, 2018 | ZA Blog
Who Was Nebuchadnezzar?
Nebuchadnezzar was a powerful king of Babylon who reigned from about 605 BC until around 562 BC. By submitting your email address, you u...
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October 9, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
Practical Counseling Techniques for Victims of Trauma
For survivors of trauma, what are effective counseling techniques that are integrated with a Christian worldview? Find answers below in this...
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October 8, 2018 | Bill Mounce
When Is Then, Then? (Matthew 27:38) - Mondays with Mounce 330
The longer I work in Greek, the more curious I am about conjunctions, and the more I am concerned about how we teach glosses. Take τότε for ...
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October 5, 2018 | Bill Mounce
Jesus' Possible Play on Judas' Words - Mondays with Mounce 329
When Jesus says that one of the disciples will betray him, Judas responds, μήτι ἐγώ εἰμι (Matt 26:25). μήτι shows that he expected to answer...
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