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True Secularism Doesn't Exist

“No room remains empty for long. If God is driven out, the gods come trooping in.” -Lesslie Newbigin

Epistemology and Certainty

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How do we know what we know?  We can be certain of some propositions, but how so? 514 more words

Reformed (General)

Reflections During an Interlude in the Renovation of A Great Cloud of Witnesses: An Ecumenical Calendar of Saints' Days and Holy Days

Above:  January, by Leandro Bassano

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The first phase of the renovation of my Ecumenical Calendar of Saints’ Days and Holy Days… 503 more words

Various Memories And Opinions

Feast of Lesslie Newbigin (January 30)

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JAMES EDWARD LESSLIE NEWBIGIN (DECEMBER 8, 1909-JANUARY 30, 1998)

Missionary and Theologian

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Saints Of The 1910s

Feast of Sts. Albert the Great and Thomas Aquinas (January 28)

Above:  Master and Scholars, by Gautier de Metz

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SAINT ALBERT THE GREAT (CIRCA 1200-NOVEMBER 15, 1280)

Roman Catholic Theologian and Bishop of Ratisbon… 1,058 more words

January

Dyeing Tulips: Calvinism, "Free" Will, & Losing Our Religion

Well, this little miniseries on Calvinism has been fun.

We’ve talked through a bookthe history,  and reframed the traditional “points” of Calvinism: … 1,277 more words

Christianity/Theology

Learning, Doubt and Faith

One does not learn anything except by believing something, and — conversely — if one doubts everything one learns nothing. On the other hand, believing everything uncritically is the road to disaster. 40 more words

Faith