Maybe it’s just me, but tasks, responsibilities, choices, options, and general noise from the world can become overwhelming at times. When life gets busy, I find myself almost paralyzed with information overload. 747 more words
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Since this book is written by a Christian let us first deal with the well-known cliche according to which, even though we are neither identical nor equal physically or intellectually, we are at least “equal in the eyes of God.” This, however, is by no means the case.
Author: H. Richard Niebuhr
Publisher: New York: Harper & Row, 1951.
Rating: 4/5 stars
Throughout the book, Niebuhr brilliantly describes five types of how Christians attempt to solve “the enduring problem”: reconciling Christ with culture. 1,013 more words
The term “Reformation” is used in a number of senses, and it is helpful to distinguish them. As used in the historical literature, the term “Reformation” generally refers to reform movements in different areas, each of which had different roots: 285 more words
I recently finished reading Lutheranism: The Theological Movement and its Confessional Writings, coauthored by systematic theologian Robert Jenson and church historian Eric Gritsch. It was published in 1976 when the Vatican II council was still fresh memory and ecumenical hopes were high. 1,375 more words