Why does the Book of Revelation use so much symbolism? Some reasons might perhaps include: to hide its meaning from outsiders, to describe the ineffable, to point out the inner reality of what’s being described, and so on. Are these correct? What other purposes might there be for the symbolism in Revelation? I’d love to hear your thoughts on this.
What’s the difference between symbolism and allegory?
Wondering whether or not you see a tight connection between baptism and circumcision? If yes, why no mention of it in Galatians/Romans? If no, what’s going on with Colossians 2:11-12?
Jordan Peterson recently spoke at Liberty University and was interviewed afterwards. Within this video, I give some of my impressions. I also recommend that you read Esther O’Reilly’s piece on the incident with the distressed student that occurred during the convocation.
On this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I are joined by Dr David Field for the start of a new series on the book of Leviticus.
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