Reading Paul

A quick review of a very good book on how to read the Pauline corpus. I can’t recommend this book enough to anyone who actually reads their bible – it will really help you to read it with much more context. It’s a good 9 hour read if you read it carefully. But it’s time [Read More...]

The Way of the Heart – by Henri Nouwen

A review of The Way of the Heart by Henri Nouwen. I hardly ever do this. But I’m going to critique one of the “greats” and prove that I’m certainly out of my depth…sorry Nouwen fans, you are going to hate this! I’ll try to find a friend who will give another opinion…stay tuned. Henri [Read More...]

Pascha Nostrum

Pascha Nostrum Alleluia.Christ our Passover has been sacrificed for us;therefore let us keep the feast, Not with the old leaven, the leaven of malice and evil,but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth. Alleluia. Christ being raised from the dead will never die again;death no longer has dominion over him. The death that he [Read More...]

A New Heaven & A New Earth

I read a fascinating article this week: A New Heaven and a New Earth: The Case for a Holistic Reading of the Biblical Story of Redemption Below is a quick review of some of the high points. It’s so worth taking the time to read it, I think it’s about a 45 minute article. In [Read More...]

Estus Pirkle Rocks!

You have simply got to watch this video: The Believer’s Heaven The funniest part is watching the reaction of the crowd, especially the little kids in the audience. I’m guessing these kids have undergone years of therapy. [Read more...]

Missing the Mark Review

Missing the Mark by Mark Biddle Missing the Mark by Mark Biddle is a great expansion and critique of the doctrine of sin. I think it’s one of the best volumes on this topic I’ve ever encountered. This is a quick review of the material. Biddle seeks to make a comparison between the biblical view [Read More...]

that’s all I’m saying…

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Screw It, I’m Running for President

This Article is one of the most hilarious things I’ve read in a long time. [Read more...]

quote for the day

[Question:] “…isn’t that [postmodernism] where all of this leads if our knowing is rooted in faith without any court of appeal beyond it?” [Answer:] “Well, if there is any court of appeal, it is God who sits as the judge. the deep blasphemy of modernity is that it made “reason” the judge. Now if you [Read More...]

Impossible Monism

Since the early days of my concentrated theological study and reflection I’ve been trying to feel my way through the different school’s of theological reflection. In the beginning I was still sort of constrained by this loose, generic evangelicalism with which I was extremely disillusioned. Thanks to some folks like Hauerwas and Barth and an [Read More...]