“Spirit and Sonship in Paul’s Portrayal of Baptism” by Kyle D. Rapinchuk

Spirit and Sonship in Paul’s Portrayal of Baptism By Kyle D. Rapinchuk (click for PDF) Abstract: This paper explores Paul’s theology of baptism, arguing that Paul sees our baptism in light of Jesus’ baptism, which is a model for our own. As we participate in Jesus’ baptism through our own, we too experience the reality of … Continue reading “Spirit and Sonship in Paul’s Portrayal of Baptism” by Kyle D. Rapinchuk

“The Servant Motif and Moses in Hebrews 3” by Kyle D. Rapinchuk

The Servant Motif and Moses in Hebrews 3 By Kyle D. Rapinchuk (Click for PDF) Abstract: This paper explores the way in which Moses is servant in Hebrews 3:1-6. The paper concludes that Moses’ role as servant is as the prophet who testifies to the greater prophet to come, Jesus Christ. The paper was presented at … Continue reading “The Servant Motif and Moses in Hebrews 3” by Kyle D. Rapinchuk

“Abraham: The Man of Faith, or a Man of The Faith? A Second Quest for the Historical Abraham” by Kyle D. Rapinchuk

Abraham: The Man of Faith, or a Man of the Faith? A Second Quest for the Historical Abraham By Kyle D. Rapinchuk (click for PDF) Abstract: In the past two centuries, many scholars have challenged the historicity of certain biblical narratives traditionally understood as actual events. Among these challenges is a denial of the historicity of … Continue reading “Abraham: The Man of Faith, or a Man of The Faith? A Second Quest for the Historical Abraham” by Kyle D. Rapinchuk

“Christianity and the Death of the Old Testament” by Kyle D. Rapinchuk

Christianity and the Death of the Old Testament by Kyle D. Rapinchuk (click for PDF) Abstract: This article is the transcript of a conference presentation given for the "Christianity and the Death of the Old Testament" Conference at fbcBranson on October 6, 2017. In this presentation, Kyle Rapinchuk, following the work of Brent Strawn, argues … Continue reading “Christianity and the Death of the Old Testament” by Kyle D. Rapinchuk

“The Function of the Chronicler’s Genealogies” by Kyle D. Rapinchuk

"The Function of the Chronicler's Genealogies: Establishing Covenant Continuity" by Kyle D. Rapinchuk (click for PDF) Abstract: This paper explores the role that the genealogies in chapters 1-9 play in establishing a link between the Abrahamic and Davidic covenants. Though a brief overview of the Chronicler’s use of genealogies, one can see how the Chronicler has used … Continue reading “The Function of the Chronicler’s Genealogies” by Kyle D. Rapinchuk