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Pilgram Marpeck’s View of Original Sin, Humanity and States of Salvation

At this time I want to illuminate Pilgram Marpeck’s position on Original Sin and nature of humanity post-Fall. This is a continuation of his replies to the Reformed theologian Caspar Schwenckfeld that was addressed previously. 1,740 more words


The Body of Christ

Burundi’s president wants to run for an unconstitutional third term and the country might be on the brink of war.

The death toll in Nepal is over 3,000 and rising and thousands more are injured and homeless. 809 more words


Pilgram Marpeck’s Arguments against Common Views of Sin during the 16th Century

At this time I will look to the South German Anabaptist leader Pilgram Marpeck.[1] The German theologian and Reformation preacher Caspar von Schwenckfeld (1489-1561) accused Pilgram Marpeck of not holding to the historic Church’s position on original sin and in its place Palagianism. 774 more words


My Absence and a Look at Free Will and Justification and Works

I’ve been extremely busy of late for the reason that I am entering into a PhD program. Well technically I am somewhat in except I had to revise my proposal to fit the parameters of the Historical Theology degree in place of the Religion Studies one that I was originally pursuing. 1,749 more words


April 23 — state

Today’s Bible reading and an excerpt

Read 1 Samuel 8:10-18

And in that day you will cry out because of your king, whom you have chosen for yourselves; but the Lord will not answer you in that day. 572 more words

The Economy Of Desire

Suffering like Jesus

When I think about the Lenten journey, it’s easy to approach the Easter message with tainted eyes. It’s tempting to gloss over Good Friday and rejoice in the promise of Easter morning (especially for us Protestants!). 182 more words

The Bible

An Early Church theologian that Can Help Us Subvert White Supremacy!: The Epistle to Diognetus and an ancient call to imitate God

(Full text available at Christian Century where it was originally posted). Having an opportunity to peak into the life of the early Church is always intriguing. 151 more words