Archives for Jul 29, 2013 @ 10:26

Desire Reveals

From Derek Leman: In Weight of Glory, Lewis calls this a “desire for our own far off country.” That may sound like a leap of logic, but it is a supposition. We “remain conscious of a desire which no natural happiness will satisfy.” And if we admit that this is true, suppose it is because we were [Read More…]

Same-Sex Marriage and the Law

Same-Sex Marriage and the Law By David W. Opderbeck.  David Opderbeck is Professor of Law at Seton Hall University Law School and is a doctoral candidate in Philosophical Theology at the University of Nottingham.  He blogs at Through a Glass Darkly. As everyone knows, the Supreme Court has finally announced its decisions in this term’s [Read More…]

Parables as Imagination 1

Parables sometimes get a bum rap. For too many and for too long Christians have read the parables as illustrations of propositions found more clearly in other texts. So, it is argued, Jesus gives a parable about the pearl of great price — a parable that seemingly tells his followers to give it all up [Read More…]