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    From the tale of a garden to the city of gold. From prayer to predestination. ...

  • Ephesus

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  • Folly in Proverbs

    The book of Proverbs has much to say about 'the fool' and his ways.  The title ...

  • Godly blogging

    I've said before that this blog is nothing if not up to date.  So I guess ...

  • Halloween and the reinvention of paganism

    There seems to be more fascination with Halloween with each succeeding year.  ...

  • How (not) to apologise

    Thom S. Raynor notes that leaders often fail to apologise properly for their ...

  • Jacob’s Well

  • Jesus in the Proverbs

    Compared with some other books of the Old Testament, it is not quite so easy ...

  • Logos 4 Bible Software

    I've been using various types of Bible Study software for ten or more years ...

  • N.T. (Tom) Wright to retire as Bishop of Durham

    [stextbox id="download" float="true" align="right" width="250"][otw_is sidebar=otw-sidebar-1][/stextbox]N.T. ...

  • Numbers in the Bible

    There are some strange things going on with numbers in the Bible - especially ...

  • On eating horses

    It's become clear that the food we have been putting in our mouths is not everything ...

  • Sanhedrin

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  • Silence speaks

    William Barclay (Daily Study Bible on Mark 15:5) writes:- There is a time when ...

  • Starting-points for studying Exodus

    What the Exodus story means for us will depend to a large extent on our own ...

  • The Cross as the symbol for Christianity

    At first sight, the selection of an instrument of brutal execution as the ...

  • The London Men’s Convention, 18th April 2009

    Last Saturday I attended, for the first time, the London Men's Convention.  ...

  • The pre-existence of Jesus in the Synoptics

    According to Bart Ehrman, the Synoptic Gospels teach that the human Jesus was ...

  • Tom Wright – a biography

    Shame on me.  The name of Bishop Tom Wright features prominently on this web ...

  • Top 200 Church Blogs

    Back in September, Kent Shaffer published a list of 'Top 200 Church Blogs'. ...

  • Was that an apology?

    Those who are in the public eye often find it difficult to back down, to admit ...

  • Welcome!

    Welcome to my digest of Christian comment. For Biblical commentary, use the ...

  • Why Read Dickens?

    February 2012 is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens. Writing ...