Baptism in the New Testament: A Survey

In the Gospels the ministry of Jesus begins only once he is baptized by John. All four Gospels start their stories of Jesus with his baptism by John. And then the Baptism of Jesus seamlessly flows into the baptism of Christ-followers. Or does it? It is striking how little is actually said about the baptism […]

Why Study the Bible if it is Morally Dubious?

Why study the Bible if it is morally dubious? The question itself might for some be dubious, especially if the Bible is understood as the authoritative means by which morality is to be determined. However, I would suggest there is much in the Bible that is either not relevant for us now, or which could […]