Where were the nail-prints in Jesus’ hands – in his wrists or his palms?

Where were the nail-prints in Jesus’ hands – in his wrists or his palms?

This question was raised last Saturday during a day conference on biblical archaeology at Tyndale House in Cambridge. Put simply the problem was stated as follows: Crucifixion normally involved nailing the victim to a horizontal beam through the wrist between the radius and the ulna (the two bones of the forearm). The nail was then…

Andrew C. Clark on Apostleship: Evidence From the New Testament and Early Christian Literature

The following article is now available on-line in PDF: Andrew C. Clark, “Apostleship: Evidence From the New Testament and Early Christian Literature,” Vox Evangelica 19 (1989): 49-82. An interesting an wide-ranging study of what it the term “apostle” meant in the early church. The summary reads: W Bauer comments that in early Christian literature generally,…

Theology on the Web Hub launched

Theology on the Web Hub launched

I have today launched a “hub site” called “Theology on the Web” which contains some of the material that has previously been duplicated on several sites. Having a central hub will help me to be able to keep the shared material updated and help visitors to understand better the vision that underlies the development of…