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Either-or: Luther to Kierkegaard

Either-or is the name I have given to a letter Martin Luther wrote to his friend Hermann Tulichius in 1520. Luther said he wanted to recall all he wrote about indulgences. 592 more words

Soren Kierkegaard

Sunday Wrap Up

From July 27, 2014

Yesterday morning at Emmanuel Southern Baptist Church, we concluded our series “Overcoming Not Succumbing” with the sermon The Faith That Overcomes.  In the evening we delved into the faith vs. 13 more words

Sermons

Vermittlungstheologie

German “mediating theology” — or Vermittlungstheologie for the nerds among us — was an important movement in the theology of the 19th century. Given its great diversity, it is probably best to not call it a “movement,” which recalls the same difficulties with labeling dialectical theology as a movement in the following century. 359 more words

Catholic

Belfast, Northern Ireland

“I kissed my girl, by the factory wall. Dirty old town.”

Those lines were in reference to Manchester, England, but nowhere in the UK today do they more describe the miasma of a place than in Belfast, the shade of working class poverty visible on acne-spotted pasty white faces, in the fast-food gastronomy, the obesity, and the simmering resentment and tit-for-tat injuries and insults between the Unionist and Nationalist working classes. 409 more words

Ireland

God Communicating with me Through Nature

I must admit I have always felt a little strange, because I have always felt closer to God in nature than anywhere else.  (Outside of Mass that is)  … 466 more words

Catholic

Why did God use a lying spirit to deceive Ahab?

In 1 Kings 22:19-23, there is a troubling passage in which we are told that God used a lying spirit to deceive Ahab. Does God really use evil, lying spirits to do His bidding? 716 more words

Religion

Experts Predict More Bridges Than People In Omagh By 2020

Following the controversial erection of another bridge in Omagh today, engineering experts have predicted that by 2020 there will be more bridges in the greater Omagh area than people, earning the nickname ‘Little Venice’. 260 more words

Omagh