Category Archives: historiography

The Cup at the Table — Part 1

I grew up in a conservative, almost fundamentalist, tradition where wine was forbidden. Yet it always made me uncomfortable when we talked about the Lord’s Supper and mentioned wine. “Wine is a mocker,  strong drink a brawler, And whoever  is … Continue reading

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Grace at the Prophet’s Table at the Turn of the Times — Part 2

But Luke has other major emphases. One important one about Jesus is that He is the preeminent prophet of God. As the gospel begins, several entities speak the Word of God. Initially, it is Gabriel who speaks to godly Zechariah … Continue reading

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Grace at the Prophet’s Table at the Turn of the Times — Part 1

Today we turn to the gospel of Luke. It is a more difficult book for me to handle than Matthew and Mark because of its intricacies. There are few simple ways of characterizing it. As far as my work has … Continue reading

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