Monthly Archives: June 2011

Propitiation or Expiation? Did Christ “Change God’s Attitude?”

The Greek word ιλαστηριον/hilasterion -which itself can be translated as either “propitiation” or “expiation”- is found in the NT but a few times (the most important instances for the doctrine of atonement are three: Rom 3:25; 1 Jn 2:2; 4:10); … Continue reading

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Richard J. Bauckham on The Relatives of Jesus

R. J. Bauckham, “Relatives of Jesus,” in Ralph P. Martin and Peter H. Davids, eds., Dictionary of the Later New Testament and its Developments: A Compendium of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship (1997), pp. 1004-1006. Various relatives of Jesus are the subject … Continue reading

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