Archives for Feb 28, 2012 @ 17:29

Franklin Graham’s Apology

From the RNS: WASHINGTON (RNS) Evangelist Franklin Graham apologized Tuesday (Feb. 28) to President Obama for questioning his Christian faith and said religion has “nothing to do” with Graham’s decision not to support Obama’s re-election. Graham’s apology came after a group of prominent black religious leaders criticized the evangelist for saying he did not know [Read More…]

What would you say?

Adam McHugh, author of a fantastic book called Introverts in the Church, just prayed in the House of Representatives in DC. If you were asked to pray, what would you say — knowing they “vet” your prayer? Gracious God, we acknowledge and praise you on this day that you have made. We are reminded that [Read More…]

Homeschooling vs. Public Education into Society

From Conor Friedersdorf: What this shows is that some see public education as social engineering, and what it also shows is that some want freedom to educate as they believe, and that diversity is a good for society. What do you see here? In a controversial Slate article published last week, the talented education journalist Dana [Read More…]

Paul’s (First Century) Use of Scripture (RJS)

The apostle Paul was a first century Jew. This should not be a controversial statement. Paul was a first century Jew educated in the Hebrew Scriptures. Paul used the Scriptures in the manner common to his day, age, and culture. Paul was transformed by his experience of the crucified and risen Lord. After this experience [Read More…]

Admitting Ignorance

So what does orthodox theology say about “hell”? To answer this question we might want to ask another question, one that Tony Thiselton raises in his sketch of classic German liberal thinker: If love is a permanent feature of God, and wrath is not a permanent feature of God, then how can hell be eternal? [Read More…]