Archives for Jul 6, 2011 @ 13:57

Mt of Beatitudes

The Gospel of Matthew tells us that Jesus gave the Sermon on the “Mount” while Luke tells us he gave it on a plain, and so there’s a site called the Mount of Beatitudes. It’s not really a mountain, but you can see the whole of the northern Sea of Galilee and peer over into [Read More…]

Tony Blair, Interviewed by Vatican (Insider)

From Vatican Insider: An all-inclusive interview with Tony Blair in which he discusses the challenges for religion in a globalised world MARCO BARDAZZI PAOLO MASTROLILLI According to the Blair Faith Foundation, “though many Enlightenment thinkers assumed that religion and faith were on the wane, to be inevitably replaced by rational, scientific insight, this theory looks [Read More…]

Love Means Never Saying …

This post is by our friend, John Frye, and is a follow-up to his post last week. LOVE MEANS NEVER SAYING THE WORD “HELL” “Love means never having to say ‘I’m sorry’ ” is a classic line from the movie Love Story starring Ryan O’Neal and Ali MacGraw.  This classic line has taken a theological twist. [Read More…]

Prima Scriptura

The title of N. Clayton Croy’s book, Prima Scriptura: An Introduction to New Testament Interpretation, is perfect because, instead of sola scriptura, he admits that what we actually do is prima scriptura. We go to the Bible first, but other dimensions enter into our interpretation. Too often sola scriptura means we go to the Bible [Read More…]