Brazenly Hissing

Brazen Hisser
sibilance and silliness • hissing and muttering • occasionally with my coils in a knot • otherwise unwinding long slithering threads of thought
Created 04 Sep 2021
  • Abounding in Grace and Truth
    21 Nov 2021 • 6 min read
    A common mistake is the belief that there’s such a thing as the so-called “God of the New Testament” who’s notably different from “the God of the Old Testament”. It’s a misunderstanding at best and an...
  • God of the Covenant – Part 3
    07 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    Previously, we looked at God’s covenant with Abraham and covenant with Israel at Mount Sinai through Moses. But how do these two covenants relate to each other? “We are no longer under a schoolmaster....
  • God of the Covenant – Part 2
    24 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Last week, we were introduced to the concept of the covenant as the ordinary means that God uses to condescend to us and establish the terms of a relationship with us. And we looked at the particular ...
  • God of the Covenant – Part 1
    17 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Last week, we talked about Adam and Jesus as two federal representatives. Today, we revisit the notion that God establishes the terms upon which he relates to us. We’ll be exploring the concept of God...
  • Rival Bible Projects
    15 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    There are two projects of biblical interpretation going on under the label of the Christian Faith and under the roofs of many Christian churches and denominations in contemporary Western culture. Proj...
  • The Power of Rites
    15 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    This is a summary of my interpretation (or adaptation?) of the ritualistic framework for soteriology that I’ve learned from reading Peter Leithart’s materials. I favor it, because I think it does a go...
  • Poor Advertising
    11 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    Much of the church practices a revisionist view of marriage. If you suggest to the average chaste gay Christian that he ought to consider the possibility of getting married, it’s likely to be the revi...
  • Difficult Unweddedness
    11 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    In my pushback on Reformed and Side B, I wrote: And I push against some of my sexual minority traditional Christian brethren for conflating a difficult native state of unweddedness with Pauline vocati...
  • Traditional Marriage vs Revisionist Marriage
    11 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    The traditional view of marriage is natural marriage, i.e. creationistic marriage. Natural marriage is an institution. It’s a public asset. Church and State both have vested interests in it and put th...
  • Impoverished Conceptions
    11 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    Circumstances being what they are, I’m often forced to think about the collision between the most outspoken elements of the Reformed tribe and the Side B tribe. I’m forced to do so, because I have an ...
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