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Rice on God's Plans

From The Openness of God:

But the biblical descriptions of divine repentance indicate that God’s plans are exactly that – plans or possibilities that he intends to realize.

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On hope and fatalism in the former Soviet republics

We are sitting at the kitchen table, going through the motions of having a conversation about politics.

He is from Crimea; he is hitch-hiking and couch-surfing his way around the Caucasus and Turkey, putting off the inevitable moment of returning home. 1,405 more words

“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.”

You may remember this slogan from George Orwell’s classic novel, 1984. Rightly famed and now a mantra of sorts for the sceptic, it raises questions in regards to authority and the discourses exposed to us in day-to-day being. 586 more words


God of Justice, God of Mercy

As Christians and simply as people, we often want to set the qualities of justice and mercy in opposition to one another. Justice is defined as “getting what you deserve”. 1,024 more words


"F" Fatalism Reconsidered

I walked a winter-blasted back yard the other day with a dear friend, searching for signs of spring. The sun was weak but warming, and there was that startling cornflower blue Midwestern sky. 428 more words


Morrell Debates Sye on God's Will and Abortion

Reposted from Jesse Morrell of Biblical Truth Resources:

Jesse Morrell: Hey on this topic, I wonder why Calvinists are so upset that Babies are Murdered at abortion clinics?

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Christians, Fatalism, and the Constitution Pt.1

A man elevates personal virtue above that of the presently asserted status quo and is then ostracized by a society bent on mob rule and consensus-fascism. 994 more words

Sexual Immorality