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Judge Me. It’s O.k. Really.

“Hey, stop judging me! You can’t judge me and my beliefs!” How many times have we heard something like this? The implication of such exclamations are clear: someone’s personal beliefs about religion or morality are off limits—they cannot be discerned … Continue reading

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To Feminine Divinity and Beyond: The Coming Gender Crisis In the Independent Christian Churches – Part 1

The question of gender roles in the church has been a topic of debate among evangelicals since the 1970s when feminism was introduced into the church. The trailblazers of evangelical feminism were arguably Virginia Ramey Mollenkott, Letha Scanzoni, Nancy Hardesty, … Continue reading

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Some More Thoughts On Social Memory

Several weeks ago I wrote on the issue of Social Memory Theory (SMT) and how it has been gaining steam as a tool in New Testament studies. After explaining the general idea of SMT, I concluded that it undermines the … Continue reading

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Welcome to the BLADE! The purpose of the BLADE is to “sharpen the mind to defend and proclaim the truth by serving the church and building the scholar.” You will find numerous resources on this site aimed at challenging your … Continue reading

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