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"Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a postmodern theologian"

This is the sixth in a series of ten posts written by Fuller professor Ray S. Anderson in 2007. They first appeared as guest entries in the blog by Ben Myers: <  … 495 more words

Introduction To Bonhoeffer

#2 God puts Himself on Trial!

We were created in love, and for love, but free to choose against it—this was God’s blueprint for the universe, this was our beginning.

Lucifer, in becoming Satan, had defected, had lied, and had seduced a human to “…be like God and know what He knows,” breaking the genetic code for the whole human race. 238 more words

Good And Evil

#1 God's Problem

Why would God come here?

And how could He?

If He’d had to discontinue the kindred conversations, the affectionate laughter, the warm hugs of Eden, so His presence wouldn’t cause death to Adam and Eve, how could He be “God with us”? 211 more words

Good And Evil

The Power of Unseeing

There is a power in unseeing something. But remember, Power is not always good, especially in the case of unseeing. If you unsee a malicious gossiper, the power you exert in that exchange is good because you have used a power to keep a negative or bad thing from transpiring. 315 more words

We Don’t Need Anymore Superheroes

Captain America: The Winter Soldier dropped earlier this month and made a killing at the box office; it smashed through some previous records to become one of the most successful superhero movies – if not one of the more successful movies – of all time.

Kedoshim: Hard to Love

Some people are hard to love. The word “love” in English and the word ahavah (אַהֲבָה) in Biblical Hebrew have the same wide scope, including all four of the types of love distinguished in Classical Greek: agapé (selfless devotion to the welfare of another), eros (sensual desire for and attachment to another person, or enthusiastic attachment to a pleasurable activity), philio (mutual affection and harmony between friends), and storgé (fondness for familiar people, animals, and places). 754 more words

Torah Portion

Good and Evil

It’s a dangerous over-simplification to believe that some people are innately ‘good’ while others are innately ‘evil’ or ‘bad.’ This misleading concept underpins the justice system of many countries – ‘bad’ people commit crimes, and since they are intrinsically ‘bad’, they should be locked away so that they can’t harm us with their ‘evil’ behaviour. 746 more words

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