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The Solidarity of the Crucified

From Miroslav Volf in Exclusion and Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness, and Reconciliation (1996):

All sufferers can find comfort in the solidarity of the Crucified; but only those who struggle against evil by following the example of the Crucified will discover him at their side.

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Theological Animation

The Christian View of Human Flourishing

In a lovely little book I recently read (see my review here), Miroslav Volf highlights the importance of the concept of human flourishing. Every individual wants to live the best life possible. 427 more words

Theology

The Christian View of Human Flourishing

In a lovely little book I recently read (see my review here), Miroslav Volf highlights the importance of the concept of human flourishing. Every individual wants to live the best life possible. 427 more words

Theology

Forgiveness: Love and Suffering

These words seem to comprise the stew being cooked in this season of life:  Love, the realization that we are incapable of offering divine love but in the form of forgiveness, and suffering, the realization that the action of forgiveness is a process of suffering. 293 more words

Forgiveness

What's Pastor Kevin Reading: Volf's Free of Charge

Two significant things happened this week.  First, I read Miroslav Volf’s “Free of Charge.”  I bought it for $3 which I thought was a ripoff considering the title of the book.   859 more words

Bible

Book Review: A Public Faith, by Miroslav Volf

Less than 2 weeks into the new year, terrorists attacked a French publishing company, killing 12 people. We hear reports of the atrocities by ISIS in Iraq and Syria. 1,634 more words

Theology