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Theology Classmates

My foray into higher education at Creighton University has kept me hopping over the last two months. But I made it through to spring break! No, I am not traveling to Myrtle Beach or South Beach or any other beach with the younger folks in my class. 967 more words

Cur Deus Homo (Why the God-Man?)

Much has been written about Anselm’s atonement theory as described in his most famous work Cur Deus Homo. I read Christus Victor by Gustaf Aulen last year, which challenged the Anselmian thesis and demonstrated its departure from previous atonement theories. 570 more words

St. Anselm of Canterbury on Christ's Self-Offering

No member of the human race except Christ ever gave to God, by dying, anything which that person was not at some time going to lose as a matter of necessity.

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Verses of the day

18 But God shows his anger from heaven against all sinful, wicked people who suppress the truth by their wickedness.[i] 19 They know the truth about God because he has made it obvious to them. 367 more words


Why Aren't More Intellectuals Believers?

I came across an interesting article on Facebook recently entitled, “Why Aren’t More Intellectuals Believers?” (link to the original article), written by David Denison… 2,223 more words


That Your Joy May Be Full

“Another sublime advantage which we derive from this union with God by grace is that we are made one body and one spirit, not only with the Blessed Trinity, but with the souls of the just. 367 more words


How Can I Believe?

God? Gods? A God? Goddess?

If you are anything like me, you’ve probably seriously questioned how on earth you can believe in any form of supernatural being. 737 more words