Blog Posts - Theology



Pastors can’t win

This all seems to ring true for women clergy too, for whom I’m sure that a number of further statements might be added. I’m not confident, brave, or stupid enough to speak for them, but invite their comments below. On a more serious not...
by Per Crucem ad Lucem on Feb 21, 2016

COMMIE THEOLOGY.

Enlightened socialists LOVE to point out how stupid people are for believing in “a magic man in the sky”. Then they proceed to spread a religion about a government that is made of perfect beings who will distribute all the riches of the w...
by Take the red pill! on Feb 17, 2016

LIBERATION SPIRITUALITY: Freeing ourselves and ultimately our planet

LIBERATION SPIRITUALITY: Freeing ourselves and ultimately our planet “Liberation Theology” has long been associated with the Catholic religion. It began in the 1950s-1960s and...
by The Mindful Word on Feb 11, 2016

-Do Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God?

Do Muslims and Christians worship the same God? In America it is now ‘politically correct’ to say they do and those who claim otherwise are viewed as bigoted Islamophobes in the main stream secular media. A controversy over this issue recently bo...
by ANSWERS For The Faith on Feb 3, 2016

Established in the Story

From the earliest days of the Church, theology (the study of God) has been a really big deal. And so it should be! As followers of Jesus we need to know what we believe and why we believe it. Therefore, men of every age have tried to articulate the f...
by Living in the Reign on Feb 2, 2016

Fairy Tales

In the post-Christmas season, we tend to contemplate the earthly ministry of Christ. Let's start with how Luke begins the tale: "In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar — when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod tetrarch of Ga...
by Homeward Bound on Feb 1, 2016

The Afterlife and evidence

Those who believe in an afterlife, in whatever sphere imaginable cannot know what it would be like, the shape or form, time or place or any other definitive information about it. One may believe one knows, but that is still just a belief, however muc...
by Robert C Priddy on Jan 25, 2016

Book Review: Eugene H. Merrill, A Commentary on 1 & 2 Chronicles

Merrill, Eugene H. A Commentary on 1 & 2 Chronicles. Grand Rapids, Mich. Kregel, 2015. 637 pp. Hb; $39.99. Link to Kregel. Commentaries on 1 & 2 Chronicles are often painful to read. Since the books begin with nine chapters of genealogy there...
by Reading Acts on Jan 14, 2016

Book Review: Lindsay Wilson, Job (Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary)

Wilson, Lindsay. Job. Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2015. 420 pp. Pb; $28.   Link to Eerdmans Suffering is one of the few constants of human history. The early twenty-first century has witnessed daily sufferi...
by Reading Acts on Jan 13, 2016

Book Review: L. Daniel Hawk, Ruth (AOTC 7b)

Hawk, L. Daniel. Ruth. Volume 7B, Apollos Old Testament Commentary Series. Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Academic, 2015. 166 pp. Hb; $30.00.   Link to IVP The Apollos Old Testament Commentary Series intends to accurately interpret the original text of t...
by Reading Acts on Jan 11, 2016

God's Glory Alone by David VanDrunen

God's Glory Aloneby David VanDrunenISBN-13: 9780310515807Paperback: 192 pagesPublisher: Zondervan Released: Dec. 1, 2015Source: Review copy from the publisher through Amazon Vine.Book Description, Modified from Back Cover: At the heart of the sixteen...
by ChristFocus Book Club on Dec 30, 2015

Christians, Muslims, heresies, and “the same God”

St. John of Damascus, or the Damascene, would be my patron saint, if, as a Protestant in the Anglo-Catholic tradition was allowed to have one. Otherwise, we can just say he is my…wait for it…. homeboy. There has been a recent discussion o...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Dec 29, 2015

John Chrysostom’s Christmas Homily

Image via Wikipedia I have come to admire the Golden Mouth, John Chrysostom, from a homiletic standpoint as well as an interpretative standpoint. He is sound in many of this thoughts, and although we may arrive at a different view of the Godhead, it...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Dec 25, 2015

Chesterton: Mysticism keeps us sane

Protestants seem to lack mysticism. We go to Sunday church to hear a sermon and then leave. Catholics find mystery in the Eucharist while for the Orthodox, the Divine Liturgy is a ladder between heaven and earth… for partakers of the Eucharist,...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Dec 23, 2015

Book Review: Ernest C. Lucas, Proverbs (Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary)

Lucas, Ernest C. Proverbs. Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2015. 421 pp. Pb; $28.   Link to Eerdmans Commentaries on Proverbs are often difficult write because proverbs are, by nature, easy enough to understand...
by Reading Acts on Dec 23, 2015

Book Review: J. B. Lightfoot, The Gospel of John: A Newly Discovered Commentary

Lightfoot, J. B. The Gospel of John: A Newly Discovered Commentary. Edited by Ben Witherington III and Todd D. Still. The Lightfoot Legacy Set 2; Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity, 2015. 317 pp Hb; $40.00.   Link to IVP Last year IVP released the f...
by Reading Acts on Dec 18, 2015

London-Born Nigeria’s Liz Adekunle announced as new the Archdeacon of Hackney

Former east London priest and current chaplain of St John’s College, Cambridge, the Rev Elizabeth Adekunle has been confirmed as Archdeacon of Hackney. During her time in Cambridge she was[...] The... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp-...

Protestants cannot fearfully avoid theosis

Through these, he has bestowed on us the precious and very great promises, so that through them you may come to share in the divine nature (γένησθε θείας κοινωνοὶ φύσεως), after escaping from the corruption that is in the w...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Dec 12, 2015

Christ, Our Righteousness, Part 14

I think we see this in the Prodigal Son. It seems clear that he literally and with vigor walked away from his father. It is clear that he completely misunderstood his father's love, seeing it as something it was not. His pride, stubbornness, and sinf...
by Study-Grow-Know on Dec 12, 2015

Christ, Our Righteousness, Part 15

The people we like to call "professing" Christians or "carnal" Christians (we're all carnal) makes us feel better about how we think of those who say they are Christians but appear anything but that to us (as if we are the final arbiters in the matte...
by Study-Grow-Know on Dec 12, 2015


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