Theology affects Ecology? Quote to Ponder: John MacArthur (repost, 12/3/08)

Here is a quote I came across while doing research on God’s Mission. It is by: John MacArthur… The environmental movement is consumed with trying to preserve the planet forever. But we know that isn’t in God’s plan… The earth we inhabit is not a permanent planet. It is, frankly, a disposable planet—it is going [Read More...]

Fundamentalism… Some Rants on Its Historical Development (repost)

This is a re-post from April of 2008: I have been studying a bit on the origins of fundamentalist Christian faith in America (many of the following insights come from: UNGODLY WOMEN: Gender and the First Wave of American Fundamentalism; Betty DeBerg). This is a movement that emerged in the 1880′s as a call back [Read More...]

Biblical Authority, Postmodernism, and Patristic Hermeneutics…

It has been almost nine months now since my article “Postmodern Biblical Authority?” was published on www.theooze.com. I have heard many positive comments and some critiques, but nevertheless it has been a fun journey (it is funny how most of the critique has happened on the comments section of the article on The Ooze). This [Read More...]

Are You a Neo-Roman or a Subverter of Empire? Quote to Ponder: R. Horsley

I have had to take a break from blogging for the past several weeks.  1) I have moved to a new city for a new and exciting ministry opportunity 2) I am in the middle of researching the Roman Empire and Luke’s Gospel.  I have not adequately interacted on my prior “atonement” post, but will [Read More...]