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The Real Merlin

The Real Merlin

by John Hayward Poisonous mandrake plants are due to be hurled into the River Danube and queen witch Bratara Buzea has devised a spell involving cat dung and a dead dog. No, this isn’t the plot from the next series of Merlin. This is the response of some in Romania to the imposition of new […]

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The moral authority of Scripture by Julian Rivers

The moral authority of Scripture by Julian Rivers

  Summary This paper explains the evangelical commitment to the moral authority of Scripture. After emphasising the literary diversity of Scripture and justifying the idea of moral authority, it identifies the ‘judgements’ of Scripture as the relevant authoritative component. It shows how these are to be constructed into a coherent ethic and it rejects the […]

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Reflections on providence: can we read events? by Mark E. Dever

Reflections on providence: can we read events? by Mark E. Dever

    Summary There is an assumption in society, and increasingly in the church, that the events of our lives cannot be placed in a larger context of meaning. This chapter considers the obvious moral problems raised by Christian claims to meaning, and suggests some biblical guide-lines which may help us to ‘read’ events. The […]

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