Forging Ploughshares

Cultivating the Peaceable Kingdom

Paul Axton preaches - Skipping the particular, "black lives matter," for the universal, "all lives matter," deploys the logic that killed Christ. Christ and God are found in the place of the excluded, the lynched, the crucified.

 

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Jon and Paul continue their discussion of Luke Timothy Johnson and in this conversation trace the interaction of Paul's Hebraic, Pharisaical, and Christian approach to reality. Using the example of slavery and racism they discuss the implications of the Pauline model for this present moment. 

 

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Paul Axton Preaches - In this sermon on Ephesians 4 the ancient doctrine of salvation as recapitulation is explained.

 

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Jason and Paul discuss the upcoming class being offered through Ploughshares Bible Institute. The course is dealing with forgiveness and reconciliation in Paul. It will be a practical development of radical forgiveness and reconciliation from Philemon and Ephesians worked out in healthy community. Sign up here: https://pbi.forgingploughshares.org/lm/offerings

 

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In this lecture, Paul Axton, makes the point that Ephesians describes the deconstruction of those categories that divide so as to reconstitute a unified humanity. Not all dualistic categories are the same - some will need to be obliterated and some reconstituted - but inasmuch as they partake of dualistic identities they are undone in Christ.

 

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Matt, Jon, and Paul discuss various approaches to understanding Paul. In this second part of their conversation they discuss the complications of any biography, systems of dating, or modes of narrowing the works within the Canon, appealing to the recent work of Luke Timothy Johnson.

 

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Matt, Jon, and Paul discuss various approaches to the biography of Paul as these fit into understandings of the Canon, appealing to the recent work of Luke Timothy Johnson.

 

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In this interview with Nathan Hosler, author of Hauerwas the Peacemaker?, the key role and weaknesses of Stanley Hauerwas's theology is considered.

 

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Matt, Jon, and Paul reflect on highlights, key points, and problems in their discussion with Douglas Campbell.

 

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In Part II of this discussion, Douglas Campbell answers our questions on his recent work, Pauline Dogmatics, spelling out his understanding of "flesh" and "spirit," and his understanding of how to navigate contemporary issues surrounding culture and sexuality.

 

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