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Miroslav Volf - In Light of the Paris Attacks, is it Time to Eradicate Religion?

Paris is where a long trail of blood and tears, meandering through the centuries and from continent to continent, has now stopped — for a brief while. 377 more words


Christian Theological Perspectives on Joy, my review of "Joy and Human Flourishing"

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Joy and Human Flourishing: Essays on Theology, Culture, and the Good Life… 665 more words


the end of exclusion

The following article is excerpted from the forthcoming book Becoming a Jesus Person for Animals (Zondervan, 2016).

“‘Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?’ The expert in the law replied, ‘The one who had mercy on him.’ Jesus told him, ‘Go and do likewise.’” Luke 10:36-37…

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Nobody Puts Baby In A Category

Psalm 139: The curse that we deserve fell on Jesus instead

Psalm 139, which I preached on last Sunday, presents a challenge to us Christians because it includes literal cursing—words of imprecation against God’s enemies: “Oh that you would slay the wicked, O God!  1,158 more words

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