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Biblical Archaeology Discoveries in 2013

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In light of our upcoming Archaeology seminar at FTS led by The Associates for Biblical Research (ABR), “The Bible, Archaeology, and Apologetics Seminar,” see the Christianity Today news report on the recent, and biblically significant discoveries at what is believed to be the site of biblical Ai (Khirbet el-Maqatir). CT ranked the finding of an Egyptian scarab there from… Read more »

Evangelical Theological Society Sixty-fifth Annual Conference

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The Evangelical Theological Society is holding its sixty-fifth annual conference in Baltimore on November 19-21 at the Baltimore Hilton. This is the largest gathering of Evangelical scholars, teachers, missionaries, and pastors in the world and has not been in Baltimore for many years. The program theme this year is “Evangelicalism, Inerrancy, and the Evangelical Theological… Read more »

The Four-Fold Emphasis of the Seminary Curriculum

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Post Written by Stephen T. Hague As seminary educators, we believe that it is imperative in these times to continuously remember our primary objectives of advancing knowledge of the Bible and the ability to interpret the Bible, and especially gaining skill in teaching others how to interpret it for themselves. This is especially so in… Read more »

The Creation, the Global Flood, & the Grand Canyon

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A report on my recent Christian Leaders Tour of the Grand Canyon Written by Dr. Stephen Hague, Academic Dean and Professor of Biblical Studies at Faith Theological Seminary, Baltimore, MD. This by-invitation only trip (July, 2013) was an educational adventure in the Grand Canyon co-sponsored by Canyon Ministries, The Master’s Seminary, and Answers in Genesis. I travelled… Read more »

Educational Philosophy

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Posted Written by Academic Dean Stephen Hague And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere [pure] and blameless until the day of Christ; having been filled with the fruit… Read more »

Does Early Greek Philosophy Have Its Antecedents in The Hebrew Scriptures?

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Post Written by Professor John L. Lepera, ThD Let us look at how philosophical mechanisms at work in the church and society, and the problems they are causing. We often hear of the influence of Greek philosophy on Christian theology. However, where and how was Greek philosophy developed and influenced? The following discussion of philosophical… Read more »

Po-Mo Modernism & Epistemic Incertitude: a “chastened” epistemology

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Post Written by Stephen T. Hague Post-Modernism (PoMo) claims epistemic humility in contrast to the arrogance of Modernist certitude. A “chastened” epistemology it is asserted is not moral or philosophical relativism, but recognition of our finitude. Such recognition is certainly a biblical virtue; the question is, does it lead logically, and necessarily, to incertitude? Disagreements… Read more »

How Beautiful are the Feet of them that Preach the Gospel of Peace

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Post Written by Gloria Hague Much interest has been generated about Lynnewood Hall, where Faith Theological Seminary was located (1952-1997), since the Associated Press released an article covering the mansion last week. It was an amazing property that has been called “an American Versailles.” The owner’s son, grandson, and servant were on board the Titanic… Read more »

Why Study Theology at Faith Theological Seminary?

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Post Written by Stephen Hague, Academic Dean, Faith Theological Seminary – It appears that commitment to theological education may be somewhat on the decline in our day. If this is so, I think it is partly due to the notion that intensive study of the Word is for “professionals” such as ministers and teachers. Nevertheless,… Read more »

Whose Morality?

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Post Written by John Lepera – The past president of Cornell University, Frank Rhodes, made the statement at a meeting of educators at Harvard University in 1987, “We need to pay real and sustained attention to students’ intellectual and moral well-being.” His progressive listeners were surprised by such a comment. He was challenged by a… Read more »