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Time Well Spent

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

Book of Concord Drawing, Reformation 2016

Four hundred ninety-nine years ago, Martin Luther posted ninety-five theses.  Those theses sparked a discussion in the one holy catholic and apostolic Church that is still ongoing.  163 more words


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.

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Review: Christ & Culture

Author: H. Richard Niebuhr

Publisher: New York: Harper & Row, 1951.

Rating: 4/5 stars

Bottom Line

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


ReforWhat Now?

Do you even Reform, Brah?

So it’s October. Tons of scary movies out in theaters and on TV. Scary Acres, haunted houses, evil clowns and pumpkin spice lattes, right? 768 more words

A Number of Different “Reformations”

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

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On "Lutheranism" by Gritsch & Jenson

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