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From Reflections On . . .

As a way to get people to read my other blog, for a while I’m going to be posting links here, because I have quite a few folks who follow me here. 23 more words

Karl Barth

Karl Barth, Church Dogmatics Vol. II, Part 1: Barth's Literary Style

So I decided that my fall reading is going to be the second volume of Barth’s Church Dogmatics.  Volume II concerns the doctrine of God, with Part 1 dealing first with the knowledge then with the reality of God.   1,224 more words

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Sticking wood together with sticky tape

How to Think Theologically, Howard Stone and James Duke, Fortress Press

Since theology is thinking about God, ‘thinking theologically’ is something of a tautology, like ‘playing playfully’. 620 more words

Sunday Quotes: Faith Of A Mustard Seed

“A man who believes believes once for all. Don’t be afraid; regard even that as an invitation. One may, of course, be confused and one may doubt; but whoever once believes…may take comfort of the fact that he is being upheld.

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The following message is an excerpt from Dr. John Gerstner’s message at Dr. Carl Bogue’s church on 18 October 1987.


The original audio was poorly recorded on substandard equipment. 56 more words


Myth-busting Postmodernism: Part III

It’s the end of an era, my friends: time for the last installment in the myth-busting postmodernism series. I know you’ve been waiting with baited breath for this moment, so here it is: 734 more words