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When protesting makes no sense

I believe that you can protest against the evil in the world only if you believe
in a good God. Otherwise the protest doesn’t make sense. 6 more words


Miroslav Volf on suffering and the cross

Although the following quotes from Miroslav Volf’s Exclusion and Embrace, (Nashville: Abingdon, 1996) are not directly related to the theme of suffering in Paul’s letters, they are nonetheless very insightful. 138 more words

Identity & Reconciliation: A quick reflection on "The End of Memory"

Volf ends his book talking about how it should have a warning label because it is hazardous to two cherished notions:
1. We should remember wrongs solely out of concern for victims and 2.  1,093 more words


1. Two part Book summary: The End of Memory by Miroslav Volf

My birthday, senior year of college, I missed hearing one of my favorite authors, Miroslav Volf, speaking at Taylor. My loving fiancé attended his talk, and got his most recent book (at the time) autographed for me. 1,413 more words

Social Justice

The Role of Forgiving & "Forgetting" in Unity

One of the greatest killers of community is unforgiveness.

There can be a myriad of reasons we may harbour unforgiveness against someone, from minor things like “he didn’t put the toilet seat down… 531 more words

Theology of Joy: Jurgen Moltmann and Miroslav Volf

One day after the first Yale Center for Faith & Culture Theology of Joy consultation in Tübingen (funded by the John Templeton Foundation), Miroslav Volf engages his Doktorvater, Jürgen Moltmann, on some of the most fundamental questions of Moltmann’s work. 17 more words