Monthly Archives: January 2013

On Literal Interpretation of the Bible, Part 2

Genre Analysis In “Hermeneutics, Principles and Processes of Biblical Interpretation” by Henry A. Virkler (not to be confused with the Fonz, Henry Winkler) we read the following regarding genre analysis or literary form: “For purposes of our analysis at this … Continue reading

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On Literal Interpretation of the Bible, Part 1

No one (except perhaps the Mormons) thinks God has physical hands. The LORD says to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet.” – Psalm 110:1 Not even the Mormons think … Continue reading

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Soteriology, Calvinist and Lutheran

Introduction Calvinism and Arminianism are commonly presented as the only two options regarding soteriology, the doctrine of salvation. Either 1) Jesus’ death sufficiently atoned for the sins of a specific number of people elected by God to salvation (as in … Continue reading

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