From the B&H Academic Blog
Jun 23, 2017
By Andrew Spencer
When people get nostalgic for their childhood, they are usually remembering a time when things seemed simpler. That does not mean life was actually less complex, typically just that they were shielded from some of the twists, confusions, and injustices in the world.
My life was simpler before I knew about the powerful impact racism has had in our nation. Even in my early years in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) I was unaware of the racism that is at the very root of our denomination’s founding. I did not recognize that the racial homogeneity of my church was not simply a function of different preferences in music, but...
Jun 21, 2017
How can an understanding of, and experience engaging in, the discipline of biblical theology (BT) help a pastor edify and encourage those to whom he regularly preaches?
AJK: An appreciation of the value of BT will help the pastor get closer to the original meaning intended by the author. This originally intended meaning constitutes the actual meaning of the text and is alone authoritative. So, engaging in BT will help the pastor attain greater authority in preaching...
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