Category Archives: R. Kendall Soulen

Surreptitious Supersessionism

Supersessionism can be sneaky (if you don’t know what supersessionism is, check here). A commenter on the Jesus Creed blog, where I guest-posted recently about Richard Harvey’s book, Mapping Messianic Jewish Theology, said that someone asked N.T. Wright (famed scholar … Continue reading

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What is Supersessionism?

I got a wonderful opportunity this weekend to guest blog on Scot McKnight’s Jesus Creed blog (see my post here and the Jesus Creed blog here). Jesus Creed is one of the most widely read Christian blogs and Scot McKnight … Continue reading

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Review: The Jews, Modern Israel, and the New Supercessionism

The Jews, Modern Israel and the New Supercessionism: Resources for Christians by Calvin Smith. King’s Divinity Press, 2009. My outlook on this book went from expectancy to disappointment to moderate enthusiasm. A collection of essays on Israel in the Bible … Continue reading

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Books on Jewish-Christian Relations

I will be reviewing a new book here soon (maybe tomorrow if I can get in some reading time today) by Calvin Smith, The Jews, Modern Israel and the New Supercessionism: Resources for Christians, due out next week from King’s … Continue reading

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Gnosticism and Canonical Narrative

Just a brief thought from R. Kendall Soulen this morning. We have talked in the past about the SCN (Standard Canonical Narrative) or the way the Bible is typically read as a unified story. Typically the story of the Bible … Continue reading

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Brief Thought: Soulen and the SCN

Those interested in hearing more about Amy-Jill Levine’s The Misunderstood Jew, please be patient. I will get more on here about it. I have so much other reading I have to do for my final exam and for some freelance … Continue reading

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Christian Theology and Israel

Occasionally I may put some of my own ideas on this blog, but I read so many great ideas in other people’s books, why not use them? I’m reading R. Kendall Soulen’s The God of Israel and Christian Theology right … Continue reading

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