Archives for Jan 5, 2012 @ 13:37

Is Intelligent Design Dead? (RJS)

There is an interesting column by Paul Wallace on the Huffington Post: Intelligent Design is Dead: A Christian Perspective. Wallace quotes another blogger, Jason Rosenhouse: In the nineties and early 2000s, ID seemed to be producing one novel argument after another… it was [then] possible to wonder seriously if ID was a serious intellectual movement, [Read More…]

To Scot from Scot: The Winner is…

When I read on yesterday’s post Comment #4, without looking at the name, I thought — “Wow, someone got it quickly!” Then I saw who wrote the Comment. It was “T.” My first thought in an unsanctified mood: How can T figure this out so quickly?  The last Christmas contest I had it was T [Read More…]

Testing Scripture 2 (RJS)

Scripture plays a foundational role in the Christian faith on both an individual level and a corporate level. In fact, the centrality of scripture to the Christian faith is hard to argue. It is a self-revelation of God, so Christians believe. The Rev. Dr. John Polkinghorne has written a short book to describe his general [Read More…]

Prophetic Jesus, Prophetic Church 1

If Jesus was prophetic (and he was) then the church that follows him is prophetic (and it isn’t always what it should be). This is the thesis of Luke Timothy Johnson’s new book Prophetic Jesus, Prophetic Church. He contends that the church today needs to hear a prophetic voice, and a good place to begin [Read More…]