Craig Blomberg's Blog: New Testament Musings
Oct 20, 2009 by Craig Blomberg | 2 Comments
The question was naturally raised when I blogged about health care what a New Testament take on the role of government was. This is arguably the broader issue that needs to be answered before specific questions of policy can be addressed.
The problem with answering it is that there is not much in ... [More]
Sep 29, 2009 by Craig Blomberg | 4 Comments
“For you died and your life is now hidden with Christ in God.” (Colossians 3:3)
Friday night my wife and I went to see the newly released movie, “Surrogates.” I doubt it will win any awards, but it was fun. It does raise some interesting questions for Christians to ... [More]
Sep 14, 2009 by Craig Blomberg | 4 Comments
“When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written will come true: ‘Death has been swallowed up in victory.’ ‘Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?’” (1 Cor. ... [More]
Aug 31, 2009 by Craig Blomberg | 5 Comments
“But you have neglected the more important matters of the law-- justice, mercy and faithfulness” (Matt. 23:23b).
I hear the comment so often, in one form or another. It boils down to the question: “How can I judge someone else for what I think is their sin, when I commit ... [More]
Aug 06, 2009 by Craig Blomberg | 2 Comments
What Happens When You Combine Protestant and Catholic Takes on the Second Century
A friend of mine has been having extensive conversations with Mormon missionaries. For a laywoman with no formal training in biblical studies, she is quite astute. She was able to respond well, she felt, to ... [More]