There are many important concepts to proper interpretation of the Bible but John Wyciff gave one of the most important: understanding the context of what is written. 1,394 more words
On Monday night, the news rocked the United States the comedian Robin Williams had committed suicide by hanging himself. Almost immediately the blog posts, the “authoritative” articles on depression and addiction began to get passed around, and now we are in the phase of everyone getting mad at one another for their opinions. 996 more words
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Things get difficult if you hold that the Bible is only a human product; but they also get difficult when the Bible is treated only as a set of timeless instructions from God, irrespective of the actual process by which the texts arose.
Working as a chaplain at a Christian based homeless shelter indeed has its challenges; conversely it is also incredibly rewarding. One the greatest challenges for me at times has to do with that simple little word “ecumenical”. 2,420 more words