The Baptists and orthodox Congregationalists of New England had always been on...– By Courtney Anderson in To the Golden Shore: The Life of Adoniram Judson. Adonirom would shudder at the number of “religions” the world would see if they looked at Christians today.
As the experiences piled up, the atheists I had joined no longer sounded so...– By Mark Bauerlein in My Failed Atheism, First Things, May 2012.
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Welcome to our Studio! We’ve devoted this space to the exploration of new issues and ideas in academic theology. We’ve begun putting together a library, posting interviews, profiling scholars in the field, and we’ve started our monthly podcast. Check in bi-weekly for our blog postings about the lives and times of theology in the academy. I’ve added this to my RSS...
Chuck Colson and redepmtion
NYT obituary of Charles Colson, who was at his worst in the White House, and his best in prisons: nyti.ms/I2OJUg — Nicholas Kristof (@NickKristof) April 21, 2012
Catholics and Protestants carry the Cross together... →
settledthingsstrange: How things ought to be.
Spring books: Take & read | The Christian Century →
I already have too many books on my nightstand waiting to be read, but it’s going to be difficult to not order several of these.
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.– Ephesians 6:10 (NIV). This verse provided the theme for this morning’s sermon by Steve Young, our Discipleship pastor. Be sure to check him out on Twitter.
Hence when in the first century A.D. St. Paul came to preach the teachings of...– Paul Johnson, Socrates: A Man for our Times
Faith means putting up with God’s incomprehensibility for a lifetime.– Karl Rahner (via rainyautumntwilight)
So when we contrast reason with faith, we are actually contrasting two gifts....– Bruce Ellis Benson, Graven Ideologies: Nietzsche, Derrida & Marion on Modern Idolatry, 237.
But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if...– Epistle of James 1:22-24. I’ve been leading my church small group in a discussion of the Epistle of James over the past few months so I’ve been reading it a lot lately. These few verses came to mind as I listened to Episode 32 of the University of Chicago’s Elucidations Podcast....
Socrates’ use of humor is perfectly illustrated by Elizabeth Bennet in...– Paul Johnson. Socrates: A Man for Our Times.
As long as we insist on adding on a logos from philosophy, we cannot meet the...– Bruce Ellis Benson, Graven Ideologies: Nietzsche, Derrida & Marion on Modern Idolatry
In place of knowing, there is trusting and faith. In place of possessing, there...– Bruce Ellis Benson, Graven Ideologies: Nietzsche, Derrida & Marion on Modern Idolatry