Choosing a Reliable Guide: Bishop Steven Croft or St Paul the Apostle

‘I must go on boasting. Though there is nothing to be gained by it, I will go on to visions and revelations of the Lord…’— 2 Corinthians 12v1 Last week, the Rt. Rev. Dr. Steven Croft, the Bishop of Oxford, published a pamphlet entitled Together in Love and Faith, in which he argued that the time hadContinue reading “Choosing a Reliable Guide: Bishop Steven Croft or St Paul the Apostle”

Reading Scripture: The Text, the Event, and the Community

Many say that we have to pay first attention to the original audience and the human author to understand the Scriptures. But who are they, anyway? And does that audience relate to the events that they were reading about in Scripture?