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All That the Prophets Have Spoken: A Rejoinder to Feser Pt. 2

This is part 2 of a two-part reply. The first part is here. In my previous post I indicated that it would be helpful to provide a model for how the Jews could know the OT canon without an infallible magisterium, and in the following I will suggest how this process occurred. Any explanation for how […]

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Apocalypse Now, and Then

“Apocalypse,” or “revelation,” is a thread that runs through the first several chapters of the Apostle Paul’s Letter to the Romans. There are three particular instances I’d like to examine in this post. Two of them come in adjacent verses in the first chapter: 16 Οὐ γὰρ ἐπαισχύνομαι τὸ εὐαγγέλιον, δύναμις γὰρ θεοῦ ἐστιν εἰς σωτηρίαν παντὶ […]

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Was Jesus a Pacifist? Part 3- Comparing the Old and New Testaments

The Old Testament and Pacifism We have already discussed how natural law rules out any type of moral or transhistorical pacifism. But now the foregoing analysis of the varieties of pacifism provides us with the ability to measure the consistency of pacifism with the OT.  The survey of the OT data above shows the Hebrew […]

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An Exegetical Case For Natural Law: The Christian Scriptures

As we shall see, the teaching of the NT on natural law stands in continuity with the OT and most extracanonical Jewish literature. Throughout this series, I have sought to prove the following three  hypotheses, which are what I mean by the term “natural law”: (N1) there is an objective order to the universe of […]