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Who is the Christian Theologian: Part 2

In yesterday’s post, the first of this series, I suggested that anybody — whether holy or horrible — can say a theologically true statement. All theology done by humankind (or Balaam’s donkey) is “secondhand” because it is only ever… 976 more words

Theology

On Why Christians Should Not Read The Bible

A reflection on Stanley Hauerwas’ Unleashing the Scripture:

I was 9 years old and sitting in one of the front pews at Aldersgate UMC in Alexandria, Virginia when I was called up to the altar and given a red hardback copy of the New Revised Stand Version of the Bible. 905 more words

New Testament

Worry-Free Citizens of a New Creation

“Can we add a single hour to our span of life by worrying? Clearly not. The temptation, however, is to assume that Jesus’ admonition not to worry is some general truth that is true whether Jesus says it or not. 92 more words

God, Stanley Hauerwas, and the Fourth of July

Today our nation celebrates the Fourth of July. Untold sums of people will adorn themselves in red, white, and blue to celebrate the freedoms we hold so dear. 441 more words

Preaching

Christians as the light of the world

One of the interesting things about Klout is how it takes one’s posts across various social media and assigns a person expertise in different subject areas. 1,113 more words

Servant Subversion versus Accommodation

“Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us.” …

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