Articles by Richard M. Davidson
Consider these ground rules for dealing with divisive theological issues.
Controversial issues have the potential of splitting a church. How can we avoid this danger?
In Acts 15, Luke records the first Jerusalem Council as they deliberated on issues. Read the description of ways the early church dealt with controversial doctrinal problems.
The authors continue their discussion of how to deal with controversial subjects in the church.
The investigative judgment and the timing of the Second Advent
The author here begins a two-part study on typology, particularly relating it to the sanctuary, the Levitical system, and the book of Hebrews. In this first article he deals with such questions as Does typology provide a valid and serious way of understanding the Old Testament? Is sanctuary typology a dualistic vertical typology or does it function in the same framework as the rest of Old Testament typology?
The author concludes his two-part series with this article. In it he deals with the questions as to whether there is a basic continuity between sanctuary type and antitype, and what role Hebrews plays in interpreting the Old Testament sanctuary. Is Hebrews the only New Testament interpretation of the sanctuary and its services and must it be regarded as the only and ultimate norm in interpreting them?
While the Bible was written by numerous individuals, modern scholarship has questioned its authenticity. So, who really wrote the Scriptures?