Category Archives: Apostolic Fathers

When did Death Come into the World?

I received the new IVP Academic catalog today and the new book by Ronald Osborn, Death Before the Fall, caught my attention. It deals with the question of death, the fall, and our hermeneutics in reading Genesis. I’ve recently run across … Continue reading

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Thegri the Angelic Beastmaster–A Mystery in the Shepherd of Hermas

Reading the Shepherd the other day (actually listening to my sweet wife read it to me as we were driving to church), I encountered the following tale in Hermas’ fourth vision. Hermas sees a huge 100-foot long beast, which he … Continue reading

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