Now Brewing

Recently Kris and were in a coffee shopped owned by an Italian family and they served one fine cup of LavAzza. So, we bought a big bag of what makes LavAzza’s family proud. Great crema and taste and the aromas when grinding those beans. One of the best coffees in the world for me. What’s [Read More...]

Midday Bible Study: Gospel 58

Paul offers us a near-summary of the gospel in poetic terms in 2 Timothy 2: 8 Remember Jesus Christ, raised from the dead, descended from David. This is my gospel, 9 for which I am suffering even to the point of being chained like a criminal. But God’s word is not chained. 10 Therefore I endure everything for [Read More...]

Can Darwin be Saved? 3 (RJS)

In this last post on Karl Giberson’s excellent book Saving Darwin: How to Be a Christian and Believe in Evolution I would like to concentrate on two questions. This is probably one too many, but we will give it a go anyway. 1. What does it mean to worship God as Creator of a world [Read More...]

Catholics and Women’s Ordination 4

The last chap of Gary Macy’sThe Hidden History of Women’s Ordination: Female Clergy in the Medieval West demonstrates that the 12th Century saw a new definition of “ordain” and a completely contrary (and historic) view of Abelard (and Heloise). The various factors that led to the current Roman Catholic viewpoint is traced carefully by Macy, [Read More...]


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