Page 326 is the Philosophy chapter, a good place to start with some extra reading. Don’t be daunted– it’s rather old fashioned but it is in the form of a lecture: Imagine that James is speaking to you about his ideas.
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I recently discovered an interesting conversation with Chris Tilling about early christology on a pod-cast site, “OnScript,” here. Tilling is now a frequently-cited “second generation” contributor to the analysis of early devotion to Jesus, and in the conversation exhibits a thoughtful engagement with important issues. 906 more words
For much of my life, the idea of having a spiritual experience seemed so far-fetched, so impossible, and yet so undeniably important.
My first experience with organized religion, in a Baptist church at the age of seven, led me to believe that only very rarely did people experience the divine firsthand. 609 more words
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3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but wanting to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires, 4 and will turn away their ears from the truth and will turn aside to myths.