Like many sages in his day, Jesus told parables. Parables were a way to illustrate the principles about which a sage was teaching. Sometimes, however, sages chose to speak in riddles, especially to outsiders; only the most determined students then would figure out the meaning. Wisdom was like a treasure, and it was suitable only […]

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This is an online article Craig wrote some time ago regarding the historical Jesus, and summarizing some of his research from his book, The Historical Jesus of the Gospels: http://www.bibleinterp.com/articles/keener357924.shtml

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Here is Craig’s third lecture, on Johannine missiology, for the lectures in biblical studies at Beeson Divinity School in February. http://youtu.be/H1AJlZGqR-Q Craig asked us to keep in mind that he is not a morning person, so his brain usually works more slowly when he speaks in the morning!

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This is the second of Craig’s lectures, regarding Luke’s missiology, at Beeson Divinity School in February: http://youtu.be/z9FzsR6rY6w On the home page it appears as an address you can copy into your web browser, but is available as a link if you click on “continue reading.”

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This is Craig’s message on Matthew 28, and Matthew’s missiology, at Beeson Divinity School’s chapel in February 2014: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcLOUGN-T00 (The link works better if you click this page rather than just going from the home page.)

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Craig wrote an article on the historical reliability of the Bible for the Exploring God website, focusing on the periods of Abraham and the patriarchs, 2 Kings, and the Gospels. (The available historical evidence to examine these passages in the Bible increases from one discussion to the next.) The article is available at: http://www.exploregod.com/is-the-bible-reliable-paper

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Genocides have often happened while the world turned its eyes away. It was not that no one knew what was going on. It was that some did not want to know. The twentieth century saw genocides against Armenians, Jews, Roma people, in Cambodia, Rwanda, Congo-DRC, and the Sudan, among others–what are we ignoring now? See […]

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Asbury’s Seedbed has posted a roughly 10-minute video with Craig addressing the question of remarriage in Jesus’s teachings: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=837o4On3g24

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Craig virtually never publishes online book reviews, but since he made an exception for MacArthur’s Strange Fire, he agreed to provide one last exception for R. T. Kendall’s Holy Fire as well. Kendall’s book gets right what MacArthur’s book gets right without getting wrong what MacArthur’s book gets wrong. The review appears at: http://pneumareview.com/rtkendall-holy-fire-ckeener/

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Christianity Today recently invited Craig to write an article addressing the deletion of the devil from the new Son of God movie, but also explaining Satan’s role in the Gospels. With the help of a CT editor, Craig contributed the article at the link below. Satan does play a key role in the Gospels, where […]

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