Bible Studies, Messages, Papers
Unleavened bread and wine at Jewish Passover, recalling the Exodus from Egypt. Jesus reinstituted the bread and wine with a fresh meaning, recalling his exodus from death and the corruption afflicting human nature. Photo credit: Tim Sackton | CC2.0, Flickr.
bible studies and messages from the anastasis center: the messiah
Below are small group leader notes, sermons, and exegetical notes on the New Testament.
We make the best of modern biblical scholarship, along with early Christian exegesis, relevant and practical.
Notes and Essays on the Gospels and Acts - Basics
Why Jesus? (Harvard Ichthus, Fall 2012)
Who is Jesus? (Harvard Ichthus, Spr 2014)
How to Experience God in Scripture (sermon video, Jan 4, 2015)
Notes and Essays on the Gospels and Acts - A Literary-Canonical Approach to Interpretation
Reconciling the Gospels: Did Matthew, Mark, and Luke Believe Jesus was God? (TBD)
Notes and Essays on the New Testament - Themes, Questions, Issues
Big Questions About God: Comparing the Earliest Christian Theology with High Federal Calvinist Theology, and Why It Matters workbook style, with quotes and questions
Penal Substitution and Medical Substitution: A Theological Comparison and see Atonement for more resources
The Church: Pentecost and Hope collection of resources about the church as community, movement, and organization
Women in Church Leadership collection of articles on New and Old Testament texts concerning opportunities for women
Hope Filled Full Studies in intertextuality on how the NT quotes from the Pentateuch, Isaiah, and the Psalms