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Reflections on Karl Barth

Back in seminary I studied some Barth. More to the point, my advisor hade dig deeply into Church Dogmatics as I struggled to pass the Reformed Theology portion of the Presbyterian Standard Ordination Exam… it helped and I passed! 425 more words


Karl Barth and Scripture's Witness to God's Gracious Election

What did Karl Barth have to say about his use of Scripture in forming his doctrine of election?

As strictly as possible we have let our questions be dictated by the answers which are already present in the revelation of God attested in Holy Scripture. 2,139 more words

Fantasia 2000 and the Redemption of Creation

By Jack Holloway

One of the most beautiful sequences in the history of animation comes from Fantasia 2000, the sequel to the 1940 Disney classic  1,468 more words

The Kingdom of Heaven: Pie in the Sky or Arc of the Moral Universe?

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

Jesus put before the crowds another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in his field; it is the smallest of all the seeds, but when it has grown it is the greatest of shrubs and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and make nests in its branches.” He told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed in with three measures of flour until all of it was leavened.” “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which someone found and hid; then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field. 1,430 more words


Quote of the Day

The goal of human life is not death but resurrection.

—Karl Barth


The Humanity of God

God’s divinity rightly understood includes his humanity. Where do we learn this? How is this statement justified and what indeed demands it? It is a Christological statement, or rather a statement based on and to be developed out of Christology.

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Weekender: July 8, 2017

Weekender: 07/08/2017

Welcome to the weekend! Each week, we like to offer a few quick highlights from our week that we think will give you something worthwhile to think about over the weekend. 259 more words

The Weekender