The Battle Over the Body and Blood of Christ: Altar or Table?

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Editor’s Note: This is the first in a weekly Lenten series on the body and blood of Christ by Church History Professor Kelly Pigott. Unless one is referring to the Old Testament sacrificial system, or a place where wedding vows are made, it seems the word “altar” has fallen out of favor with many Protestants. Perhaps the reason [Read More...]

Can You Handle the Truth? On Galileo, Biblical Inerrancy, and the Courage to Question

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A wonderful thing happened some four hundred years ago. Renaissance man Galileo Galilei thought to himself, “I wonder what the stars would look like through my telescope?” And so, he took an instrument that most in Europe had viewed as a toy, and he pointed it toward the heavens. The viewed startled him. Among other [Read More...]

Penile Substitution

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If you ever had any doubt whatsoever that the Church was patriarchal, consider the fact that the very first HUGE fight the early Christians got into was over what the penis should look like (Acts 15). Now, I know what you’re thinking. I’m being provocative. It wasn’t about foreskins as much as it was about [Read More...]


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