Category Archives: Biblical Exegesis

I was recently honored to be published in volume 89 of Evangelical Quarterly. Available for free at my Academia.edu profile, my article argues that, contrary to the claims of critics like Robert Peterson, “when one applies accepted principles of hermeneutics … Continue reading

Biblical Exegesis Chris Date Criticisms Hermeneutics Leave a comment

I was recently honored to be published in volume 18 of McMaster Divinity School’s McMaster Journal of Theology and Ministry. My article argues from the atoning work of Christ to conditional immortality and against eternal torment, and will be the … Continue reading

Biblical Exegesis Chris Date Christology Criticisms 1 Comment

In the first part of this series, guest contributor Cody Cook argued from Psalm 82’s condemnation of the divine council that both fallen angels and unsaved human beings will be finally punished with death, rather than with immortal life in … Continue reading

Biblical Exegesis Criticisms 2 Comments

  God has taken his place in the divine council; in the midst of the gods he holds judgment: “How long will you judge unjustly and show partiality to the wicked? . . . Give justice to the weak and … Continue reading

Biblical Exegesis Guest Contributions 6 Comments

Below are three biblical arguments against universalism (and an extra one for further reading!). While they offer more than simple proof texts, it would take a much longer article to develop them more fully. Even so, I trust that you … Continue reading

Biblical Exegesis Peter Grice Universalism 1 Comment

In Genesis 2:17, God’s warning “you will certainly die” (מֹות תָּמֽוּת) refers to the penalty or consequence of Adam and Eve’s sin, should they disobey God’s command. They had been given the ongoing privilege to “live forever” by accessing the … Continue reading

Biblical Exegesis Commentary Introductory Peter Grice 16 Comments