Timothy Edwards Archives - New Saint Andrews College

Class of 2023: The Way Up Is Down

Dr. Ben Merkle and Dr. Tim Edwards address the freshmen during Prologus (student orientation week). The encouragements and challenges they laid before the freshmen can be summed up with the divine paradox: up is down....

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Introducing NSA’s New Online Periodical

We've combined the academic content of Shield Wall with the news and updates found in our alumni magazine to create a new online periodical. In this inaugural issue of The Commons, you'll find articles, poems, videos, and more (submitted by students, faculty, and alums). [icon name="arrow-circle-down"...

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Ad Fontes, Part IV: Erasmus and the Comma Johanneum

Ad Fontes: Erasmus and the Comma Johanneum by Dr. Timothy Edwards [Note: Click to read the first, second, and third posts on Erasmus’ translation of Scripture.] 500 years ago, almost to the day, Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam published the first ever printed Greek New Testament in Basle. After publication...

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Ad Fontes, Part III: Scripture vs. Tradition

Ad Fontes: Scripture vs. Tradition by Dr. Timothy Edwards [Note: Click to read the first and second posts on Erasmus’ translation of Scripture.] We have seen how Erasmus' new translation threatened the Church in numerous ways. When a beloved translation is changed everyone takes note. Jerome writing to...

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Ad Fontes, Part II: Threat or Blessing?

Ad Fontes: Threat or Blessing? by Dr. Timothy Edwards [Note: To read the first post on Erasmus’ translation of Scripture, click here.] Why would Erasmus’ new Latin translation send a shock wave through Europe 500 years ago? The controversy surrounding Erasmus’ “revised and improved” New Testament began before it...

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Why the Sword & Shovel? Dr. Edwards Explains.

If you've followed NSA online this year, then you've seen videos, photos, and articles that refer to our Sword & Shovel theme. At NSA, the sword and shovel symbolize our commitment to providing an education that equips our students for the hard work of building...

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