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Gender Roles and Imaging the Trinity: Theological Considerations

Though only a few notable people stand out from each side concerning Trinity and gender, it seems that they represent the larger organizations as a whole.[1] This means that there is a good bit of assumption from adherents on both sides that what these men say is unquestionably correct. 1,746 more words

Trinity

Downsizing a Library

When I had the privilege of presiding at the wedding of a seminary president and a professor of Homiletics, both dear friends, I told them, in the homily, that I wasn’t nearly as concerned about the long-time viability of their relationship as I was about how in the world they would manage the challenge of combining two large personal libraries. 896 more words

Reflections

Karl Barth: Sloth as the Essence of Sin

In discussions about temptation, spiritual discernment, etc, the sin of sloth does not seem to get mentioned quite as much as its more illustrious cousins. Lust tends to get the most press, as it is more visible than the other deadly sins, easily noticeable to the one affected by it, and wreaking evident havoc in the lives of those who give in to it. 2,093 more words

Doctrine

Thirty-fourth Tuesday in Ordinary Time

From the Word of the Day

“Remain faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.”

 (Gospel Refrain- Revelation 2:10)

 How should we live this Word… 249 more words

Faithful Love

Why the Bible is not the Word of God, but Jesus is the Word of God, and can be found within its pages

At our Fête on Saturday the following conversation took place “See that man over there? He might come to our Tuesday group, but he doesn’t come to church.” Me: “How Come?” “He said that once you preached that the Bible was not the word of God. 1,141 more words

Weekly Reflections At St. John's Montreux

Sermon: November 9, 2014, “Stand Fast Therefore: Freedom, Stewardship, and Baptismal Identity"

 “Stand Fast Therefore: Freedom, Stewardship, and Baptismal Identity”

A sermon preached by Rev. Aaron Fulp-Eickstaedt

At Immanuel Presbyterian Church, McLean VA

On November 9, 2014… 2,816 more words

Thoughts & Reflections

Karl Barth on Amazement, Humor, and Joy

Here are some helpful quotes by Karl Barth. Hope you enjoy.

On Amazement

“At the beginning of all theological perception, research, and thought – and also of every theological statement – stands a quite specific amazement.

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Christianity