Archives for Jan 13, 2009 @ 14:00

Obama and Foreign Relations

Victor Davis Hanson, a philosopher of international relations from a neoconservative viewpoints, queries if the optimism about Obama and international relations is more hooplah and than reality. Here is an excerpt of his piece: There is great hope that President-elect Obama will change the course of U.S. foreign policy, create far greater goodwill toward America, [Read More…]

Midday Bible Study: Gospel 52

Of the prison epistles Paul writes, Philippians has the most references to “gospel.” It is one of the central themes that hold this letter together. 1:3 I thank my God every time I remember you. 4 In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy 5 because of your partnership in the gospel from [Read More…]

Catholics and Women’s Ordination 3

In the major chapter of Gary Macy’s The Hidden History of Women’s Ordination: Female Clergy in the Medieval West, Macy sketches what it is that women were doing in the early Medieval Age. What he sketches clearly demonstrates that women were (1) ordained in the Roman Catholic tradition and (2) this was more rooted in [Read More…]

Artists Struggling with Evangelicalism 1

On this blog we have given lots of attention to faith and science and the struggle scientists have with the orthodox Christian faith. What about artists? I read this statement not long ago and want to have a conversation about it: “For all the well-known and oft debated problems associated with reconciling faith and science, [Read More…]