New Definitions

  • Talionic Justice
    The Biblical version poetic justice where a character’s (or nation’s) sin is repaid with appropriate and often mocking punishment. Jul 20, 2004
  • JEPD Theory
    A form and redaction critical approach to the Pentateuch that argues four distinct authors constructed the work; J = the Yahwist, E = the Elohimist, D = Deuteronomist, P = Priestly. Jul 18, 2004
  • Document Hypothesis
    Refers either to the various theories regarding construction of the synoptic gospels, particularly Q theory, or to the JEDP theory of the Pentateuch’s construction. Jul 18, 2004
  • Pentateuch
    A greek term for the first five books of the Hebrew Bible: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. Jul 13, 2004
  • Septuagint
    The Greek translation of the Old Testament produced around 200 B.C.E. Abbreviated LXX.
    Apr 9, 2004

New Articles

  • The Doctrine of the Trinity in the Early Church
    The most significant developments in articulating the doctrine of the Triune God took place in the 4th century, A.D. with a group of men known as the Theologians.
    Jun 19, 2004
  • The Doctrine of the Person of Christ in the Early Church
    Through political aspirations and thirst for power amongst its leadership, the early church was ultimately able to succinctly explain the nature of the God-man Jesus Christ at the Council of Chalcedon in 451 A.D. Jun 19, 2004
  • An Introduction to Ecclesiastes
    Ecclesiastes takes the reader through the highs and lows of life on this earth, from hedonism to nihilism, finally arriving at a conclusion that is perfectly at home within Old Testament theology: fear God and keep His commandments. Jun 19, 2004
  • What is "The Dividing Wall" in Ephesians 2:14?
    In Ephesians 2:14, Paul references a “dividing wall” that has been “broken.” Theologians have debated over the what the dividing wall was and what it separated.  This article will examine the grammar, syntax, historical background and theology of the passage. Apr 9, 2004
  • Illustrated Trinitarianism
    A flash movie illustrating various Triniarian and Christologial heresies taught in the early part of Christianity. Each of these ideas, while wrong, helped theologians better understand the nature of God. Mar 24, 2004