Jesus and the Future: A Closer Look at the Olivet Discourse

Part 2: A Closer Look at the Olivet Discourse In this series of blogs, we are investigating Jesus’ teaching on the future. One of Jesus’ key prophecies is contained in a section of the Synoptic Gospels (Matthew 24–25, Mark 13, and Luke 21) known as the Olivet Discourse. In the previous blog, we looked at […]

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Jesus and the Future: An Introduction to the Olivet Discourse

Part 1: An Introduction to the Olivet Discourse Jesus and the Future: Understanding What He Taught About the End Times was written as a guide to walk you through Jesus’ teaching about the future in all four Gospels. The Gospels tell us that Jesus predicted the future. To some extent this was expected since he […]

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The Heresy of Orthodoxy: What Do the New Testament Books Tell Us about Early Christian Diversity?

The Heresy of Orthodoxy (Part 3) In this third installment of our series on The Heresy of Orthodoxy, Dr. Michael Kruger and I discuss one of the greatest weaknesses to Bauer’s thesis—the fact that he never deals with evidence from the first century. You can also follow previous installments to our series: Part 1 and […]

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The Heresy of Orthodoxy: An Overview of the Bauer Thesis

An Overview of the Bauer Thesis This is the second part of our series on The Heresy of Orthodoxy with Dr. Michael Kruger. In this video, we delve into the Bauer Thesis in greater detail. You can find the first part of our conversation here.   How Diverse was Early Christianity? MK: Andreas, our book was […]

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The Heresy of Orthodoxy: Why a Book on Orthodoxy and Heresy in Early Christianity?

The Bauer Thesis Recently, Dr. Michael Kruger and I filmed a series of videos on our book, The Heresy of Orthodoxy: How Contemporary Culture’s Fascination with Diversity Has Reshaped Our Understanding of Early Christianity. In these videos, we discuss the Bauer thesis, named after the German scholar Walter Bauer. Beginning with Bauer in 1934, the denial […]

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Granville Sharp and the Deity of Christ: The Importance of the Article in NT Greek (Titus 2:13)

A few years ago, my family and I visited Westminster Abbey, the venerable cathedral that over the centuries has witnessed a large number of historic events. The Abbey has served as the coronation church since 1066 and is the final resting place of seventeen monarchs and of many other significant people in England’s history. Toward […]

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