Archives for Apr 8, 2010 @ 14:40

RCC and Celibate Priests

A good article by a married priest in the RCC, Leonard Klein, a man who was formerly a Lutheran (and married) pastor: A married priesthood would increase the pool of available men who might otherwise suppress their sense of vocation, but to blame celibacy for the shortage of priests overlooks some possibly more significant and [Read More…]

Our Common Prayerbook: Psalm 4 – 2

Sometimes our prayers combine talking to God and talking to others when those others aren’t even present. Psalm 4 [after the jump] does just this. The psalmist (David) talks to God (v. 1) and then to others (vv. 2-5) and then to God again (vv. 6-8). John Goldingay (Psalms, Vol. 1: Psalms 1-41 ) explores this [Read More…]

The Challenge of Adam 4 (RJS)

This series is primarily a consideration of a book by David N. Livingstone, Adam’s Ancestors: Race, Religion, and the Politics of Human Origins, but the challenge of Adam extends much beyond this of course. The major conflict over Dr. Waltke’s video (Confronting the Data and A Mind for Truth?), as made apparent in his clarification, [Read More…]

Ask Andy 2

I’m asking Andy Stanley some questions about preaching, and I will be recording his answers here. Well, I’m cheating when I say that: I’m reading his book (Communicating for a Change: Seven Keys to Irresistible Communication ) and generating questions that are answered by his chapters. Sorry, but I think that first paragraph was Andy-esque. [Read More…]