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  • Oden on the “chauvinist”
    on Dec 9, 2016 in Doctrine Thomas C. Oden
    Reading in Oden in the wake of his passing… In the weakness of their waning ideologies, secular chauvinists have focused obsessively on how Christian teaching has changed over the years. They cannot get enough of the differences between Christi...
  • A “boring” theologian as passed 
    on Dec 8, 2016 in Other Posts Thomas C. Oden
    Tom Oden has passed. His loss will be felt by the grater Wesleyan world as well as those in love with good theology.  The post A “boring” theologian as passed  appeared first on Unsettled Christianity. My books are now available on...
  • Why Protestantism should perish 
    on Dec 8, 2016 in Other Posts
    The post Why Protestantism should perish  appeared first on Unsettled Christianity. My books are now available on Amazon. Praying in God's Theater, Meditations On the Book of Revelation, Mimetic Criticism and the Gospel of Mark: Introduction and...
  • The Electoral College Must Elect TrumpAs some of you know, I called the election right around the time Donald Trump, often-time Democrat, announced he was going to run as a Republican. If you are friends with me on Facebook, you’d see the occasional post noting Brexit trends as we...
  • Silence, official trailer
    on Nov 23, 2016 in Media
    The post Silence, official trailer appeared first on Unsettled Christianity. My books are now available on Amazon. Praying in God's Theater, Meditations On the Book of Revelation, Mimetic Criticism and the Gospel of Mark: Introduction and Commenta...
  • Some reflections
    on Nov 23, 2016 in Other Posts
    Over the past little bit, there have been several things I have been reflecting on, for better or for worse. I figured it was time to share them as I am coming out of a time of self reflection and introspection. So let’s get started… Ever...
  • Anxiety and Hope (Moltmann)
    on Nov 14, 2016 in Other Posts
    I posted a quote from Auden on my FB earlier. I wanted to expand upon it and to separate “anxiety” from the clinical sense. from Auden, “The opposite of faith is not doubt, but anxiety.” –W. H. Auden From Moltmann, Of co...
  • infographic: heaven in the NIV Study Bible, @ZonderAcademic
    on Nov 14, 2016 in Books
    The post infographic: heaven in the NIV Study Bible, @ZonderAcademic appeared first on Unsettled Christianity. My books are now available on Amazon. Praying in God's Theater, Meditations On the Book of Revelation, Mimetic Criticism and the Gospel...
  • I was wrong in my prediction of #Elections2016But… So was everyone else, except that I was predicting in resignation, not attempting to flaunt an expertise I don’t have. However, shame on the pundits and some academics!!!! Here is what I wrote on #facebook “Punditry asks: where...
  • THE ELECTION RESULTS ARE IN!!!!!!!
    on Nov 8, 2016 in Other Posts
    The results of this election are actually in, though who is named the president is yet to be revealed. The results are that we, as a nation,  lost in so many more ways than we won. Let me talk about just a few of the ways that has happened. First, p...
  • .@ZonderAcademic has all of their NIVAC commentaries on sale #ebook
    on Nov 7, 2016 in Other Posts
    Right now, every NIV Application Commentary eBook is just $4.99. See the deals here: http://bit.ly/2dya028 About NIV Application Commentaries The value of the NIVAC series is two-fold: you will understand the Bible’s ancient message, and see how it...
  • Wesley’s explanation of “a slender part of religion.”
    on Nov 2, 2016 in Doctrine John Wesley
    Matt O’Reilly has written a response to an “opinion” piece on UMNS, an official organ of the UMC. I will not do much else except to add what Wesley wrote. Wesley wrote, “Orthodoxy, or right opinions, is never more than a slender...
  • a Wesleyan approach to the Church
    on Nov 2, 2016 in Doctrine John Wesley orthodoxy
    There is, as always, some discussion about Wesley and orthodoxy. Of course, many are misinformed with no intent to rid themselves of this plague of stupidity. Wesley was orthodox and considered that only the orthodox are Christian — but that those...
  • neutron stars are the universe’s endoplasmic reticulum
    on Nov 2, 2016 in Science Endoplasmic reticulum
    A striking shape was recently observed for the endoplasmic reticulum, a cellular organelle consisting of stacked sheets connected by helical ramps [Terasaki et al., Cell 154, 285 (2013)]. This shape is interesting both for its biological function, to...
  • moral judgment meant to make us think criticallyDon’t worry, St. Symeon and St. John Damascene are still my favorites… but… task of moral judgment is always to prompt the soul’s incensive power to engage in inner warfare and to make us self-critical. The task of wisdom is to pr...
  • Heinrich Bullinger, ReformerAnother Reformer, often unknown, was Heinrich Bullinger. Below are a few quotes – feel free to add your own. “This depravation of our nature is nothing else but the blotting out of God’s image in us.” “There was in our father Adam b...
  • 95 Theses Nailed to the Door, October 31, 1517Today is Reformation Day – enjoy. Out of love for the truth and the desire to bring it to light, the following propositions will be discussed at Wittenberg, under the presidency of the Reverend Father Martin Luther, Master of Arts and of Sacred...
  • You might be a Lutheran if……you only serve Jell-O in the proper liturgical color for the season. …you didn’t know chow mein noodles were a Chinese food. …when someone mentions red and green (in terms of Christmas), you immediately think of a battle over...
  • Martin Luther – Here I StandMartin Luther, for all of his faults, and those who followed him, accomplished more than many who had gone before him. In refusing to bow to logical Tradition, he made a stand which could have cost him his life. Today is Reformation Day. Regardless i...
  • Truer words….
    on Oct 29, 2016 in Other Posts
    found this on the twitters… The post Truer words…. appeared first on Unsettled Christianity. My books are now available on Amazon. Praying in God's Theater, Meditations On the Book of Revelation, Mimetic Criticism and the Gospel of Mar...
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