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Phoenix professors honored in Christianity Today’s annual book awards

By Phoenix Seminary | December 23, 2022

Three distinguished Phoenix Seminary professors recently received recognition in Christianity Today’s prestigious annual book awards contest. Steven J. Duby won first place in the “Theology (Academic)” category for his book, Jesus and the God of Classical Theism: Biblical Christology in Light of the Doctrine of God, which was released in June through Baker Academic. Meanwhile,…

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Why the Puritans Canceled Christmas

By Phoenix Seminary | December 16, 2022

By Nathan Tarr, PhD In 1659, the Puritans of the Massachusetts Bay Colony canceled Christmas. The purpose of this brief essay is to explore why they did so and what we—rightly looking forward to enjoying our Christmas traditions—can learn from their decision. We can work toward a helpful understanding of Puritan opposition to Christmas by…

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How Do We Grow the Church in Biblical Literacy? Dr. Jason Dees

By Phoenix Seminary | December 13, 2022

Guest: Dr. Jason Dees | Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Dees about biblical literacy. Topics of conversation include: The reason Bible knowledge is decreasing today How to define biblical literacy The importance of the preaching ministry in a church The role of catechizing in the church, and what that can look like A resource for growing…

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What is a Covenant? Dr. Michael Thigpen

By Phoenix Seminary | December 7, 2022

Guest: Dr. J. Michael Thigpen | Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Thigpen about covenants. Topics of conversation include: A definition of covenant The significance of covenants in understanding the Biblical narrative What the Old Testament covenants illustrate The difference between dispensational and covenant theology Practical implications of God’s covenant to us Resources for further reading on…

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