Tag: Richard Hays

Christian Humanist Profiles 86: Echoes of Scripture in the Gospels

Download or Stream this Episode To speak the Bible does not always mean citations with footnotes, does not always come with a declaration that “This is what MY Bible says!”  Those with ears to hear will also find, in the narratives of the four gospels, echoes.  Sometimes a character in the story will speak a…

Christian Humanist Profiles 22: Reading Backwards

To be saved means to be in a story where the characters need saving.  That ground-floor reality motivated a generation of theologians and Bible scholars to think of Christianity in terms of the story it projects onto the world and discloses within the world, treating historical context as something within which Bible happens and something…