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March 11, 2009

The influence of 1 Corinthians on the Acts of Paul

I have posted the following paper at Acta Pauli:

Peter W. Dunn, “The influence of 1 Corinthians on the Acts of Paul“, Society of Biblical Literature 1996 Seminar Papers (Atlanta:  Scholars Press), 438-454, with minor corrections.

This paper largely draws from my 1996 doctoral dissertation with a few additional reflections.

February 18, 2009

A review of Ronald A. N. Kydd, Charismatic Gifts in the in the Early Church

Review of Ronald A. N. Kydd, Charismatic Gifts in the in the Early Church: An Exploration into the Gifts of the Spirit during the First Three Centuries of the Christian Church (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1984) (pdf).

This is the only primer to the subject, when I last checked.  It is a readable book but not without faults.  There is another short review at endued.wordpress.comRonald Kydd is a former professor at Eastern Pentecostal Bible College in Peterborough, Ontario, and is now an Anglican minister and teaches at Tyndale Seminary.  I’ve never met him.

Reclaiming the Bible for the Church, Book Review

Review of Carl E. Braaten and Robert W. Jenson, eds. Reclaiming the Bible for the Church. Eerdmans: Grand Rapids, 1995 (Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1996).
by Peter W. Dunn

The Anglican Church, as many denominations, is experiencing a crisis of biblical authority. Let us consider the debate over homosexuality: There are those who would promote the acceptance and blessing of homosexuality, saying that the Biblical prohibitions of same-sex relations are based on an antiquated world-view, that the Bible must not be taken literally, or even that the Bible actually promotes homosexuality (Jesus also had a beloved disciple!).
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January 21, 2009

The Acts of Paul and the Pauline Legacy in the Second Century (Cambridge, 1996)

The Acts of Paul and the Pauline Legacy in the Second Century (pdf; 1.3 mb)

I have now offered my PhD dissertation on the world wide web at actapauli.wordpress.com.

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