Developing the
mind of Christ

Theology, philosophy & apologetics from Reformed marketing expert Dominic Bnonn Tennant

Wibbling, wuv, and outwage

A response to some fairly representative “progressive” comments about the rod in Proverbs.

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The rod in Proverbs is not metaphorical

It is increasingly fashionable to argue that corporal punishment is uncivilized and out of step with a God of love. It’s not, and it isn’t.

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The importance of emphasis

A brief reflection on how differently the faithful and the faithless construe the same commands.

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What is honor?

And why does it matter to Christians?

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“Who is my neighbor?”

Pro-choice Christians like to criticize people like me by suggesting that atheists are good Samaritans to women with unwanted pregnancies. To deny them abortion, is to be the uncompassionate priest or Levite who crosses on the other side of the road. The tragic irony is that they have utterly missed the precise point of the parable.

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Free and cheap resources for understanding the OT in its socio-religious context

A few links for people who aren’t satisfied with “exegesis” that has the serpent in Eden being a snake, or the gods in Psalm 82 being men.

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What is love? Part 5: the nature of our love for enemies

What does it mean that God is love, that he loves us, and that we are to love him? In part 5, I consider what loving our enemies means in light of onetogetherness, and whether it entails pacifism as some Christians think.

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