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On theology and language learning

Theology, done well, addresses the whole person: body, soul, affections, desires, virtues, faults, history, present and destiny. It also addresses all of human life and culture. 791 more words


On the Timelessness of an In-Time God

The following is a response to Roger E. Olson’s short online article An Example of Unwarranted Theological Speculation: Divine Timelessness (http://www.patheos.com/blogs/rogereolson/2015/02/an-example-of-unwarranted-theological-speculation-divine-timelessness/). Olson’s main thesis is that the idea of God’s timelessness is a flawed alien concept borrowed from Greek philosophy that has no basis in biblical Christianity. 2,455 more words


Creation is For Jesus Christ

This is as clear as it gets in describing how I approach a doctrine of creation; of course, it comes as a description of Karl Barth’s own… 620 more words

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11. What Is the Boles-Barth Omnibus Ancestry?

Omnibus, adj. Bringing many different things together as a single object [1].

The Boles-Barth Omnibus Ancestry is the capstone of a many-year project to trace the full known ancestry of David Boles and Joan Barth.

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On Being a Free Range Christian

As Christians we are commanded to grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ, and along with this commandment–being the giver of good gifts that He is–the Lord Jesus has gifted his church with a multitude of teachers; these teachers range across various traditions and denominations, and provide unique insights that can only be obtained by inhabiting their respective theological traditions in their respective ways. 630 more words

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Who Am I? - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) was executed 70 years ago today for his involvement in the Abwehr conspiracy against Hitler. He was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian, ecumenist, and member of the… 265 more words


Barth in Context. The 19th Century German and 20th and 21st Century North American Evangelicals: Points of Contact as Commentary on Me [and maybe you]

20th and 21st century North American evangelical Protestant Christian theology has a lot in common with 19th century German evangelical
theology (according to Karl Barth’s accounting of the latter). 1,209 more words

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