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[Book Review] Biblical Theology by Brevard S. Childs

Childs, Brevard S. Biblical Theology: A Proposal. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2002. 96 pp. $11.98 [Paperback] <Download PDF> Systematic Theology or Dogmatics, Theological and Historical Studies, Ethics, Hermeneutics, and Homiletics, are fields of studies that have been around since antiquity. How about Biblical Theology (BT)? From this investigation, Brevard Childs traverses his proposal. In thisContinue reading “[Book Review] Biblical Theology by Brevard S. Childs”

[Book Review] Hermeneutics in the Anabaptist Tradition

Stuart Murray. Biblical Interpretation in the Anabaptist Tradition. Kitchener, ON: Pandora Press, 2000. 277 pp. $23.51 [Paperback] <PDF Download> The book offers the hermeneutical background of Anabaptists according to its author. Stuart Murray Williams contends for the significance of Anabaptist contribution and influence in the Reformation. He has listed six hermeneutical principles of the AnabaptistContinue reading “[Book Review] Hermeneutics in the Anabaptist Tradition”

[Book Review] On Christian Teaching by Saint Augustine

Saint Augustine. On Christian Teaching. Translated by R.P.H. Green. NY: Oxford University Press, 2008. 208 pp. $12.98 [Paperback] <PDF Download> The entire premise of On Christian Teaching is how to interpret the scripture. Augustine further states two essential things in biblical hermeneutics: “the process of discovering what we need to learn, and the process ofContinue reading “[Book Review] On Christian Teaching by Saint Augustine”

[Book Review] On God and Christ: The Five Theological Orations and Two Letters to Cledonius

St. Gregory of Nazianzus. On God and Christ: The Five Theological Orations and Two Letters to Cledonius. NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 2022. 144 pp. $18 [Kindle] <PDF Download> The general content of this compilation of Gregory’s five orations and two letters defends the consubstantiality of the Triune God—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. During lateContinue reading “[Book Review] On God and Christ: The Five Theological Orations and Two Letters to Cledonius”

Rev. Dr. Henry P. Silbor, a Great Commission Pastor

HENRY PALMEJAR SILBOR (1938-2010) was known as “a man of God worth emulating” pastor by his contemporaries and students. Silbor’s prominence was captivating throughout the archipelago of the Philippines: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Silbor’s life is an exemplary depiction of a Filipino Southern Baptist pastor, hence a good source of what it was, or howContinue reading “Rev. Dr. Henry P. Silbor, a Great Commission Pastor”

Church Hybridity

Church Online is different from Online Church. The former is a transition of medium from on-site services to digital platforms while keeping the essence of the on-site programs. One example is broadcasting the live stream of a church service (prayer, praise and worship singing, sermon preaching, giving, etc) on YouTube, Facebook Live, or via Zoom.Continue reading “Church Hybridity”


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