Bound for the Promised Land: An Interview with Oren Martin

July 6, 2015Biblical Theology, Covenants, Interviews, Kingdom, Matthew Claridge, NT Use of the OT, Old Testament Studies, Redemptive History, Theological Method, Typology

If the political fight over the land of Israel weren’t bad enough, the role of the Promised Land in Scripture has often divided American Evangelicals. Are the Land Promises–so prominent in the Old Testament covenants and deeply embedded in the future hopes of the prophetic literature–simply allegorized in the NT church’s gospel mission or do … Read More

Tragically Beautiful Love (Chris Marley)

February 19, 2015Biblical Theology, Church, Ecclesiology, Marriage, Old Testament Studies

The narrative of creation and fall in Genesis, depending on with whom you speak, is beloved or hated, mysterious, absolute or debatable, unquestionable, or a mixture thereof. Unfortunately in the fervor of the issues, especially regarding the historicity of the account, the bridal analogy is often overlooked. My purpose in previous articles (such as Bridefall, … Read More