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Overall, the process of making this video essay challenged me and helped me be more creative. The first thing that worried me when I saw this essay was the criteria for picture taking. I tried to strictly uphold the criteria … Continue reading
The phrase “in-christ” was used by Paul in his letters over a hundred times. Paul obviously thought the phrase was very important for living an authentic christian life. Paul says anyone that does not have the Spirit of Christ does … Continue reading
Paul opens hisletter to the Galatians by first claiming hisown authority. He does this when he says that he was not commissioned to speak of Jesus and God by human authority but rather Jesus inspired Paul to be an apostle … Continue reading
In the very beginning of “The First Paul” Borg and Crossan claim that Paul is second only to Jesus in importance in the origins of Christianity. Never reading any of Paul’s letters myself I am unable to agree or disagree. … Continue reading
The opening of Luke consists of Luke voicing his purpose, in which he says he hopes people will have confidence in what he has written. I found it interesting that in voicing his purpose Luke never once mentions Jesus. The … Continue reading
The main point Borg is trying to make in chapter nine of his book is that the Bible is both personal and political. In this way he means that the reason for writing the bible is both personal and political. … Continue reading