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Review: Paul: The Pagans’ Apostle by Paula Frederiksen

This review first appeared in Kesher Journal, with small modifications. Paul persists as a polarizing and puzzling figure within and without the church and academy. Judging by the book of Acts, this was no less true in the first century! But are we stumbled by the same things as his contemporaries? Paula Frederiksen, author of Paul: The Pagans’ Apostle, insists that we misread Paul if we neglect his thorough Jewishness and imminent apocalyptic expectations; “racing on the edge of the End of time” (xii).

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Psalmcast S02E06: Jesus, the Psalmist

What if the Psalms capture the very words of Jesus addressing his Father?

Psalmcast S02E05: Reading Like Apostles

How did the Apostles see Jesus in the OT? The answer is in Peter’s foundational sermon in Acts 2.

Psalmcast S02E04: Mechanics of Fulfillment (Pt 2)

If the Psalms are indeed prophetic, How do we “Do the math” to get from Psalms to Christ? In this episode: Two ways of getting it right.

Psalmcast S02E03: Mechanics of Fulfillment (Pt 1)

If the Psalms are indeed prophetic, How do we “Do the math” to get from Psalms to Christ? In this episode: Two examples of getting it wrong

Psalmcast S01E03: Jesus’ Bible

Context is king; so too for the Psalter. How is Jesus’ Bible different to our Old Testaments today, and what does this mean for the Psalter?