POC Blog

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Divorcing Teaching on Divorce

There is a very good discussion taking place surrounding the nature of Jesus and Paul's teaching on Divorce in the New Testament.  Much of it has followed an article in Christianity Today by David Instone-Brewer on divorce which is a summary of his recent work on the subject.  John Piper, who many do not know holds a PhD in New Testament, responded to Instone-Brewer and others such as NT scholar Andreas Köstenberger have weighed in as well.  Here is a summary of the articles and blog entry's

As divorce is somewhat of a tragic norm in our society, this is a necessary debate with immense pastoral ramifications.