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The Pauline Model Of Atonement In Romans 3:19-31, Norm Mathers Jan 2014

The Pauline Model Of Atonement In Romans 3:19-31, Norm Mathers

Norm Mathers

The Pauline model of Romans 3:19-31 is a description of substitutionary atonement. Sin, guilt, righteousness, faith in Christ, justification, redemption, propitiation, Christ a covering, atonement in his blood, substitute, justice, justifier, and the principle of faith are descriptive of this view of the atonement. A barrage of literature has arisen against penal substitution. Penal substitution has been confused with substitutionary atonement. Penal substitution has also been referred to as penal substitutionary atonement which isn’t substitutionary atonement. Substitutionary atonement has been clouded by such atonement theories as Christus Victor. Aulen’s view of reconciliation doesn’t adequately describe the ...


Appendix A – Chronology Of Paul’S Life, David E. Graves Phd Jan 2014

Appendix A – Chronology Of Paul’S Life, David E. Graves Phd

David E. Graves PhD

No abstract provided.


My Journey To Locate The Genesis Pentapolis North Of The Dead Sea, David E. Graves Phd Jan 2014

My Journey To Locate The Genesis Pentapolis North Of The Dead Sea, David E. Graves Phd

David E. Graves PhD

Two archaeological sites have recently been identified as Sodom (Genesis 19), but which is the best candidate for the location of Sodom: Tall el-Ḥammâm, at the northern end of the Dead Sea in the Jordan Valley, or Bâb edh-Dhrâ, at the southern end of the Dead Sea in the Ghor? This article argues that of the two popular candidates Tall el-Hammam is the best candidate.


Gratitude And Expectations: To Jesus Through Mary, Lawrence E. Frizzell Dec 2012

Gratitude And Expectations: To Jesus Through Mary, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Cycle C liturgical readings for the Solemnity of the Mother of God, January 1, 2013: Nm 6:22-27; Ps 67; Gal 4:4-7; Lk 2:16-21

This article was previously published in The Catholic Advocate.


The Church's Bond With The Jewish People, Lawrence E. Frizzell Dec 2011

The Church's Bond With The Jewish People, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

This article examines the history and impact of the fourth paragraph, "The Church's Bond with the Jewish People," within the Second Vatican Council's Declaration Nostra Aetate, which was promulgated October 28, 1965.


Spirit And Atonement In John, Keith L. Yoder Dec 2011

Spirit And Atonement In John, Keith L. Yoder

Keith L. Yoder

The Spirit texts in the Fourth Gospel fall into two subsets, one that speaks of an unqualified “spirit”, and the other that speaks of the “Spirit of Truth” or the “Holy Spirit”, also identified as the “Paraclete”. I find that the alliance of Spirit and blood at the end of First John is a clue that uncovers a similar Spirit and Atonement connection in the Gospel. I demonstrate that the subset of unqualified “spirit” passages in John are regularly supplemented or framed with Atonement material, while the Paraclete Spirit texts have no such supplements, and that this phenomenon reflects a ...


The Church's Bond With The Jewish People, Lawrence E. Frizzell Dec 2011

The Church's Bond With The Jewish People, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

This article examines the history and impact of the fourth paragraph, "The Church's Bond with the Jewish People," within the Second Vatican Council's Declaration Nostra Aetate, which was promulgated October 28, 1965.


A Response To The Family Integrated Churches, Steve Vandegriff Oct 2011

A Response To The Family Integrated Churches, Steve Vandegriff

Steve R Vandegriff, Ed.D.

No abstract provided.


Elijah In Light Of Rabbinic And Early Christian Sources, Asher Finkel Ph.D. Dec 2010

Elijah In Light Of Rabbinic And Early Christian Sources, Asher Finkel Ph.D.

Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.

A comparative study that sheds light on the three aspects of Elijah’s coming in view of early attestation of rabbinic tradition over the millennia since the destruction of the Second Temple and was originally presented on November 5, 2006 at Seton Hall University.


Jesus Speaks To Seven Of His Churches, Part 1., David E. Graves Phd Jan 2010

Jesus Speaks To Seven Of His Churches, Part 1., David E. Graves Phd

David E. Graves PhD

No abstract provided.


Jesus Speaks To Seven Of His Churches, Part 2, David E. Graves Phd Jan 2010

Jesus Speaks To Seven Of His Churches, Part 2, David E. Graves Phd

David E. Graves PhD

No abstract provided.


Judas Armed And Dangerous, Keith L. Yoder Dec 2009

Judas Armed And Dangerous, Keith L. Yoder

Keith L. Yoder

The portrayal of Judas in the arrest scene in the Gospel of John (Jn18:3) is surprisingly different from that in the Synoptics. Here Judas is presented as both leading the arrest party and bearing arms. John's version of Judas is thus negatively enhanced from that in Luke, which already moves away from Mark and Matthew.


The Cultic Mentality, Edward Hindson Jun 2009

The Cultic Mentality, Edward Hindson

Edward Hindson

No abstract provided.


Defending The Faith: Yesterday, Edward Hindson Jun 2009

Defending The Faith: Yesterday, Edward Hindson

Edward Hindson

No abstract provided.


The Religious Other As Neighbor, Lawrence E. Frizzell Apr 2009

The Religious Other As Neighbor, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Many stories are told about antagonism between Christians and Jews, especially in countries with a large Jewish minority. The history of persecution should be told along with the lessons learned for our time. A brief review of examples whose participants were neighbors, either in reality or in principle, may be instructive. This paper will move through the centuries in a rapid survey, recalling friendly contacts or benign exchanges between Christians and Jews.


Can We Avoid In-Law Problems, James A. Borland Mar 2009

Can We Avoid In-Law Problems, James A. Borland

James A. Borland

No abstract provided.


Scripture As Word Of God: Evangelical Assumption Or Evangelical Question?, John D. Morrison Mar 2009

Scripture As Word Of God: Evangelical Assumption Or Evangelical Question?, John D. Morrison

John D. Morrison

Examines the views of D. Bloesch, G. Fackre, and C. Pinnock. Indicates their disjunctive positions introduce ontological and epistemological dualism into the doctrine of revelation. Takes Packer's view of the Bible as the Word of God written, affirming that the human languages used to reflect God's person and work are competent to do so. Finds Wolterstorff's answer to Barth and John Baillie insightful, but we must move past his views to the full-orbed acceptance of the Word of God as written to avoid negating propositional revelation.


Resurrection Research From 1975 To The Present: What Are Critical Scholars Saying?, Gary R. Habermas Feb 2009

Resurrection Research From 1975 To The Present: What Are Critical Scholars Saying?, Gary R. Habermas

Gary R. Habermas

An overview of resurrection research in Europe and North America during the last 30 years indicates some expected as well as some surprising trends. This study highlights six of these major research areas. The works of two representative scholars, J.D. Crossan and N.T. Wright, provide interpretive angles on these subjects. The article concludes with some comments on what is taken to be the single most crucial development at present, that after Jesus' death his followers had experiences that they thought were appearances of the risen Jesus. These early Christian experiences need to be explained viably.


Mary And The Jews: The Gospels And The Early Church, Lawrence E. Frizzell Dec 2008

Mary And The Jews: The Gospels And The Early Church, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

The intention of this essay is twofold; to extend the time period of my earlier essays on Mary and the biblical heritage and to sketch the developments in the early Church, in spite of their burdens of motifs relating to the Jewish people, so that we can understand our history with an insight into the Church's roots and prepare for a better future in Christian- Jewish relations.


Identification Of Tall El-Hammâm On The Madaba Map., David E. Graves Phd, Scott Stripling Dmin Jan 2007

Identification Of Tall El-Hammâm On The Madaba Map., David E. Graves Phd, Scott Stripling Dmin

David E. Graves PhD

No abstract provided.


Locating Tall El-Hammâm On The Madaba Map., David E. Graves Phd, Scott Stripling Dmin Jan 2007

Locating Tall El-Hammâm On The Madaba Map., David E. Graves Phd, Scott Stripling Dmin

David E. Graves PhD

No abstract provided.


Local References In The Letter To Smyrna (Rv 2: 8–11), Part 4: Religious Background, David E. Graves Phd Jan 2006

Local References In The Letter To Smyrna (Rv 2: 8–11), Part 4: Religious Background, David E. Graves Phd

David E. Graves PhD

No abstract provided.


Local References In The Letter To Smyrna (Rv 2: 8–11), Part 2: Historical Background., David E. Graves Phd Jan 2006

Local References In The Letter To Smyrna (Rv 2: 8–11), Part 2: Historical Background., David E. Graves Phd

David E. Graves PhD

No abstract provided.


Local References In The Letter To Smyrna (Rv 2: 8–11), Part 3: Jewish Background., David E. Graves Phd Dec 2005

Local References In The Letter To Smyrna (Rv 2: 8–11), Part 3: Jewish Background., David E. Graves Phd

David E. Graves PhD

No abstract provided.


Worship, The Bond Between Time/Space And Eternity, Lawrence E. Frizzell Dec 2005

Worship, The Bond Between Time/Space And Eternity, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Dr. Kenneth Schmitz's review of philosophical insights into language and writing is necessarily focused on the world of Greece and Rome. It would be valuable to have scholars immersed in the Hebrew language and traditional Jewish culture to reflect upon the same issues. At a conference on the trivium and quadrivium in Medieval Europe, Dean Arthur Hyman of Yeshiva University was asked to comment. His response was brief: "This was not the Jewish approach."

Recalling the genius and limitations of a language to convey insights into the meaning of life and its mysteries, we acknowledge the role of translation ...


Tribulations Of The Patriarch Joseph And Jesus In Greek And Latin Piety, Lawrence E. Frizzell D.Phil. May 2005

Tribulations Of The Patriarch Joseph And Jesus In Greek And Latin Piety, Lawrence E. Frizzell D.Phil.

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

The dramatic account of Joseph and his brothers in Genesis 37-50 has been the subject of many commentaries and reflections, by both Jews and Christians. How have the questions of crime and forgiveness been treated as a major theme by Christians? From early texts the pious effort to interpret the biblical message into a coherent whole led to a link between Joseph and Jesus. How has this been developed in the first millennium of Christianity? Father Frizzell examined this theme in “Tribulations of the Patriarch Joseph and Jesus in Greek and Latin Piety,” which he originally presented at the Medieval ...


Local References In The Letter To Smyrna (Rv 2: 8–11), Part 1: Archaeological , Historical, Jewish And Religious Background., David E. Graves Phd Jan 2005

Local References In The Letter To Smyrna (Rv 2: 8–11), Part 1: Archaeological , Historical, Jewish And Religious Background., David E. Graves Phd

David E. Graves PhD

No abstract provided.


Biblical Perspectives On Choosing A Wholesome Way Of Life, Asher Finkel Dec 1999

Biblical Perspectives On Choosing A Wholesome Way Of Life, Asher Finkel

Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.

An examination of the biblical perspective of freedom and human rights.


The Magnificat: Sources And Themes, Lawrence E. Frizzell Dec 1998

The Magnificat: Sources And Themes, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

In the 1961 meeting of this Society, the Basilian biblical scholar, James Terence Forestell, reflected upon the biblical background of the Magnificat. He declared that it is not merely a patchwork quilt of Old Testament texts. "The Magnificat is a new hymn with its own unity of inspiration, but the words do reflect a whole stream of O.T. piety, which is not to be isolated in a few texts." He studied the background possibilities in the Jewish Scriptures for every significant term in the hymn.

I will stand with him against the assessment of the Jesuit Scripture scholar, Joseph ...


Reflections On "Human Nature And Human Virtue", Lawrence E. Frizzell Dec 1995

Reflections On "Human Nature And Human Virtue", Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Reflections on "Human Nature and Human Virtue" is Lawrence Frizzell's response to Dr. Chin-Tai Kim's article, Human Nature and Human Virtue: Some Reflections on Confucius.
Both articles appeared in the same issue of The ISKSA Bulletin and are re-published here.