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Did Peter get Demoted? Was James the Real Leader of Ancient Christianity?

October 25, 2010
Did Peter get Demoted?  Was James the Real Leader of Ancient Christianity?

I recently finished the book Saint Peter: A Biography by Michael Grant.  I’ve heard a few scholars make the case that James, Jesus’ brother was the leader of the early Christian church rather than Peter, but I didn’t understand the reasoning behind that.  Grant seems to believe that Peter got demoted following his well-known conflict […]

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Circumcision Rock & Roll

May 13, 2010
Circumcision Rock & Roll

OT SS Lesson #18 The advantage of blogging the SS lessons instead of teaching them is that I get to cover the chapters that are totally skipped by correlation. (This one [Joshua 5] probably for good reason, but it deserves a mention SOMEWHERE.) Everyone knows that good Jews are circumcised. God instituted the covenant with Abraham, and faithful Jews […]

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