Derek Brown is an academic editor for Lexham Press. He received his PhD in New Testament and Christian Origins from the University of Edinburgh. Much of his research, including his dissertation, has focused on the references to Satan in Paul’s letters.
In 2 Corinthians 4:4 Paul makes a remarkable claim to defend the partial rejection of his gospel. He states that “the god of this age” has blinded the minds of unbelievers to prevent them from comprehending the gospel. The statement is remarkable both in its employment of the bold title “the god of this age” […]