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1

Sanctified Vision: An Introduction To Early Christian Interpretation Of The Bible by John J O’Keefe and R R Reno

Extracts / quotes from Keefe and Reno’s book Sanctified Vision - without comment (11 page pdf)

 

 

 

2

The Desire of the Nations by Oliver O’Donovan

Paragraph summaries of and quotations from Oliver O’ Donovan’s great The Desire of the Nations  (47 page pdf)

 

 

 

3

Street Belief Survey 1

Street Belief Survey based on the work of Agape

 

 

 

4

Street Belief Survey 2

A revised version of the Street Belief Survey

 

 

 

5

George Orwell’s 1984

Selected quotations from Orwell’s 1984  (Word doc)

 

 

 

6

The Imitation of Christ

Selected quotations from The Imitation of Christ  (Word doc)

 

 

 

7

Paedofaith by Rich Lusk

Selected quotations from Lusk’s Paedofaith  (Word doc)

 

 

 

8

Is it wrong for Christians to use birth control?

A short ‘paper’ on birth control (pdf)

 

 

 

9

‘Babylon’ is Jerusalem

10 pages from P.G. Medd’s The One Mediator about “Babylon” in Revelation and Jerusalem (pdf)

 

 

 

10

Ames on Preaching

2 page reading aid to go with AmesMarrow I.xxxv  (Neil Jeffers & David Field)

 

 

 

11

Contents of Turretin’s Institutes

17 page pdf document giving the contents of Turretin’s Institutes

 

 

 

12

Numbered chapter list

4 page Word document listing the 1189 chapters of the Bible in order with numbers alongside

 

 

 

13

Commentary notes on Matthew 28.16-20

11 page pdf document with selected notes and quotes from a range of commentaries on Matthew 28.16-20

 

 

 

14

Jesus on the Mountain

4 page pdf document – key passages and summaries from Terence Donaldson’s 1985 book Jesus on the Mountain

 

 

 

15

DavidPField Blog 001-200

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16

Idols for Destruction by Schlossberg

9 page pdf document containing rough notes and quotes of Scholossberg’s 1983 book, Idols for Destruction

 

 

 

 

17

Great Commission words

5 page pdf document listing the occurrences of disciple (mathētēs), ‘worship’ (proskuneō), and authority (exousia) in Matthew’s gospel

 

 

 

18

Thomas Goodwin on Covenant Children

70 page pdf document consisting of Book V of Thomas Goodwin’s 1682, Discourse of Election – “Election in the ordinary course of it, runs in a line of succession from believing parents to their posterity. Superb discussions of I Cor 7.14, of asserting free grace even when God ordinarily elects the children of believers, and of how covenant children are to be regarded and treated.

 

 

 

19

The Eschatology of Being Born Again by Derrick Olliff

8 page pdf document by Derrick Oliff on “The Eschatology of Being Born Again”, reproduced with the author’s permission and highlighting the redemptive-historical and corporate features of Jesus’s discussion with Nicodemus in John 3

 

 

 

20

The Gospel: The Return of the King by Derrick Olliff

7 page pdf document by Derrick Olliff on “The Return of the King”, reproduced with the author’s permission and demonstrating that the content of the ‘good news’ is the arrival and enthronement of the world’s true king

 

 

 

21

Looking for Legalism by Derrick Olliff

9 page pdf document by Derrick Olliff on “Looking for Legalism”, reproduced with the author’s permission and answering the question ‘was legalism the key sin of Israel or the Pharisees?’ by presenting the relevant NT data

 

 

 

22

When the Fullness of Time Had Come: Paul’s Gospel to the Galatians by Derrick Olliff

13 page pdf document by Derrick Olliff on “Paul’s Gospel to the Galatians”, reproduced with the author’s permission and giving the ‘big picture’ of Paul’s letter to the Galatians in the form of a ‘mini-commentary’

 

 

 

23

Summa Articles

64 page pdf document simply listing the questions and articles of Summa Theologica by Thomas Aquinas. Browsing the list will make you want to go and read (bits of) Aquinas himself.

 

 

 

24

Outline of John Frame’s “Doctrine of the Knowledge of God” by Tom Watts

22 page pdf document by Tom Watts’,  outlining the contents of John Frame’s book, The Doctrine of the Knowledge of God, and reproduced with the author’s permission.  

 

 

 

25

The Biblical Theology of the Song of Songs by Ros Clarke

70 page pdf document by Ros Clarke on “The Biblical Theology of the Song of Songs”, reproduced with the author’s permission and providing an utterly wonderful biblical theology of the Song of Songs.

 

 

 

26

Notes from and thoughts on John Frame’s “Salvation belongs to the Lord”

8 page pdf document of my jotted appreciations of Frame’s wonderful book, Salvation Belongs to the Lord.  

 

 

 

27

Fresh Perspectives

8 page pdf document with some of my favourite moments from N T Wright’s splendid book, Fresh Perspectives

 

 

 

28

The Seventy Faces of Torah

3 page pdf document of notes / quotes from Stephen Wylen’s The Seventy Face of Torah: The Jewish Way of Reading the Sacred Scriptures

 

 

 

29

A brief overview of the Book of Revelation

7 page pdf document giving a brief overview of the Book of Revelation

 

 

 

30

DavidPField Blog 201 - 400

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31

DavidPField Blog 401 - 600

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32

Why Defined Benefits Never Work

2 page pdf document by Don Donovan talking moral and economic sense about pensions

 

 

 

33

AAPC 2007 handout for DF lecture 1

6 page pdf document – notes accompanying a lecture on Matthew 28.16-20.  The lecture is online at http://www.auburnavenue.org/mp3.htm

 

 

 

34

AAPC 2007 handout for DF lectures 2 & 3

8 page pdf document – notes accompanying a lecture on how everything we do now lasts (in some ways) into life the other side of resurrection day. The lecture is online at http://www.auburnavenue.org/mp3.htm

 

 

 

35

In Search of Paul: How Jesus’ Apostle Opposed Rome’s Empire with God’s Kingdom

12 page pdf document with notes from Crossan and Reed’s 2005 book, In Search of Paul: How Jesus’ Apostle Opposed Rome’s Empire with God’s Kingdom.

 

 

 

36

Westminster Confession of Faith – audio

65 minute reading of the 1646 Westminster Confession of Faith. Available in individual chapters or as a single 59MB zip file for download.

 

 

 

37

Not the Least Lash Lost

46 page pdf document consisting of a very rough write-up of my AAPC 2007 lectures on how everything we do now lasts forever.

 

38

Notes on eschatology talks

12 page pdf document consisting of notes accompanying talks on eschatology given at a church weekend in February 2007

 

 

 

39

Notes on eschatology talks

12 page pdf document consisting of a second set of notes accompanying talks on eschatology given at a church weekend in February 2007

 

 

 

40

Christian homeschooling

9 page pdf document with some ancient scribbles of mine intended to irritate parents into thinking a bit more about Christian education.

 

 

 

41

Evangel+

17 page pdf document listing as accurately as I can the uses of the “euaggel*” words in the LXX and the GNT

 

 

 

42

Dik words in Romans

30 page pdf document giving a list of all dik words in Romans and then giving an interlinear of Romans with those words emphasized.

 

 

 

43

Climbing Mount Romans

15 page pdf document giving A Rough Wright Guide to Romans

 

 

 

44

Wright’s Perspectives on Romans

7 page pdf document with notes for a SEMS (fraternal) talk on TomWright, the New Perspective, and Romans

 

 

 

45

Romans 8.13

31 page pdf document by Chris Lowe on “The Meaning of Romans 8.13 and its function in Paul’s argument”, reproduced with the author’s permission. Along the way this thesis provides tremendous help in understanding 8.1-11.

 

 

 

46

Romans 2.1-16

36 page pdf document by Paul White giving “An Intertextual Analysis of Romans 2.1-16”, reproduced with the author’s permission. One of the most exciting things I have ever read on Romans.

 

 

 

47

DavidPField Blog 601 - 800

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48

Reduced Lex, rex

44 page pdf document listing some available editions of Rutherford’s Lex, rex,  giving the title page and the very full table of contents, and providing a taste of the book in 30 pages of selected illustrative quotations.

 

 

 

49

Rutherford and the Confessionally Christian State

6 page pdf document used as the handout to accompany a lecture at the Oak Hill School of Theology 2007

 

 

 

50

How To Read

5 page pdf document – handout for a brief lecture in the “Stating the Obvious” module at Oak Hill College

 

 

 

51

Romanus Cessario’s Introduction to Moral Theology

8 page pdf document with some of my favourite moments from Cessario’s great book.

 

 

 

52

Oliver Cromwell and the Puritan Revolution

5 page lightweight notes – many from OliverCromwell.org – to accompany a breakfast chat

 

 

 

53

Rutherford and the Confessionally Christian State

35 page essay – a rough write up of a lecture I gave earlier this year on Rutherford and the Confessionally Christian State (see items 48 and 49 above). I address 16 objections to the confessionally Christian state and explain why I think that the alternatives fail (no confession is impossible and tyrannical!;  a false confession is idolatrous;  “principled pluralism” is unstable).

 

 

 

 

54

Propositions and argument ABC

2 sides of elementary  introduction to some of the terms and relations which lie behind formal argument

 

 

 

55

Keeping Clean, Growing Up – Notes on Leviticus

23 page pdf document with notes from Bible weekend on Leviticus

 

 

 

56

The Roots of Reconstruction

11 page Word document with some of my favourite lines from R.J. Rushdoony

 

 

 

57

DavidPField Blog 801-1000

145 page Word document containing the text of 200 entries on http://davidpfield.blogspot.com (April 24th 2007Nov 21st 2007)

 

 

 

59

Douglas Knight on time

Just a couple of sides of favourite moments, mostly on time, from Douglas H Knight’s book, The Eschatological Economy

 

 

 

60

“Law” in Romans (and Galatians)

4 page Word document listing and summarizing all the uses of “law” in Romans (and Galatians)

 

 

 

61

The Gospel in Romans

20 pages of notes on Romans for a church weekend

 

 

 

62

Science and Christianity

9 page Word document surveying some basic epistemological points which need making when considering the relationship between Christianity and “science”

 

 

 

63

Surprised by Hope

5 page Word document. Some of my favourite moments from Tom Wright’s Surprised by Hope.

 

 

 

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DavidPField Blog 1001 - 1200

131 page Word document containing the text of 200 entries on http://davidpfield.blogspot.com (Nov 21st 2007June 18th 2008)