Tag: Slavery

It speaks for itself. Julian: Vaughan, earlier this year your book Battles Christians Face was republished in a fifth anniversary edition. You added a new preface which included these words: This ‘is the most personal of my books, partly … because I …

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Having seen this list yet again on another website, I thought it might be fun to actually answer them. Here we go. Brace yourselves. 1. When I burn a bull on the altar as a sacrifice, I know it creates …

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Back in the summer I began a series examining the Biblical passages around homosexual behaviour with a view to approaching the texts afresh to explore whether some of theology that I currently have was in any sense assumptive. You can …

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I’m currently working on the next two posts in my series on Sexuality and Slavery. If anyone has links to good revisionist arguments on either the Greek word malakoi OR revisionist arguments on Romans 1, could you please post them …

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In my last post I looked at one specific example of how understanding the contemporary context of a passage can help discern its true meaning. We looked the use of the word pais in Matthew and Luke and saw how …

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I want to begin a series of posts looking at how Scripture approaches sexuality and slavery and to see whether the allegation that conservatives use two different exegetical principles has any basis. I’m going to begin by looking at one …

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