In this episode, we sit down with Bob Yarbrough to discuss contrasting approaches to biblical interpretation today: elitism vs. populism. The former has encouraged many to abandon the Christian heritage; the latter has informed the largest numeric increase of professing Christians in world history. He addresses this issue in his book Clash of Visions published by Christian Focus.
Dr. Bob Yarbrough is professor of New Testament at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Yarbrough is the author of Clash of Visions: Populism and Elitism in New Testament Theology (Mentor, 2019). He also contributed The Letters to Timothy and Titus in the Pillar New Testament Commentary series (Eerdmans, 2018). He co-authored (with Victor Kuligan) In Christ Alone (2017), a book on the five Reformation solas, published in South Africa. He is author of 1–3 John (2008) in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series, which he co-edits (with Joshua Jipp). He is also co-editor (with Andreas Köstenberger) of the Exegetical Guide to the Greek New Testament.