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Divine Love As Giving (Miroslav Wolf)

So, what do we Christians mean by love? First, let’s consider what we don’t mean. Plato’s Symposium is likely the most influential text about love in the whole of Western literature. 240 more words


Abraham: Faith for the City (Genesis 18:16-33)

While God prepares to destroy the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, Abraham pleads for Him to show them mercy. In this talk, Liam explains how this peculiar passage points to the gospel, and how it teaches us to pray and act for justice and righteousness. 9 more words


Exclusion and Embrace // Miroslav Volf.

Miroslav Volf has done a tremendous service by exposing his own wounds as means for theological panacea. Historically, the human race has mastered the art of absolute exclusion of “the other,” “the subhuman,” or “the nonbeing.” Unrestricted exclusion, or abandonment, is what morphs suffering into agony (26). 98 more words

Book Review

Open, empty hands

The texts for Sunday, October 23, 2016: Joel 2:23-32Psalm 84:1-7;  2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18; and  Luke 18:9-14

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The Politics of Jesus, Part I: Was He?

This is the first of a four-part sermon series, “The Politics of Jesus,” preached on October 9, 2016 at First Church in Simsbury, Connecticut.

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Theologian Miroslav Volf makes a surprising case for one candidate


I want to get to these issues. But first, make your best case for the candidate you think Christians should vote for.

The best case to be made for Hillary Clinton is that on balance she better represents the convictions and character that should concern Christian citizens. 196 more words


Who should Christians vote for? Theologian Miroslav Volf makes a surprising case for one candidate | Religion News Service

A prominent theologian at Yale Divinity School thinks one candidate is more Christian than the other. His answer may surprise you.

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