The Apostles’ Creed & The Lord’s Prayer As One Progressive Christian Hears Them

Today on Facebook, my friend and colleague Rev. Charles Allen shared his own interpretation of – or perhaps I should say variations on or versions of – two traditional components of Christian liturgy, prayer, and devotion, namely the Apostle's Creed and the Lord's Prayer. Charles offered them with some comment, which I also include below. [Read More…]

Ancient Christian Burial Practices: A Request for Help

I have a friend who has an interest in following the development of early Christian burial practices, and in particular those of Jewish Christians. Among non-Jewish Christians, we can pick up the threads of development in some other places, like Rome. And it has been suggested that some part of the necropolis on the Mount [Read More…]

Romans 1:20 Updated

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Doctor Who: Asylum of the Daleks

Doctor Who is back! If you have yet to see Asylum of the Daleks, then don't read this. From the very first shot, there are cool things about the episode, and surprises. It seems as though Doctor Who has managed to really hit the ground running with something spectacular every new season since it started [Read More…]

Matthew 7:22-23 Updated

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The August 2012 Biblical Studies Carnvial

“Look, up in the sky! Is it a bird?” “Yup.” Jim West has posted the latest Biblical studies carnival, and the first thing you see might indeed be a bird. But that is just because this month’s post has a special emphasis on Twitter. Click through to read Jim’s round up of posts, laced with [Read More…]

Lecture on the Book of Jonah

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Lecture on Authorship and Sources of the Pentateuch

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Calvin’s Prayer

There has been some debate about whether or not Reinhold Niebuhr composed the famous “Serenity Prayer.” But the version in this comic strip is definitely not by him. It is pure Calvin – and I don’t mean John Calvin. [Read more…]

Pond Life – Part 5

This is the last of the prequel videos in the Pond Life series. Doctor Who returns tomorrow with Asylum of the Daleks! [Read more…]