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The Liberative Theology of Silence

WIT welcomes Kathryn Bradford Heidelberger as a guest poster. Her full bio is available on her first post with our blog.

I’ve recently been thinking about the connections between Gustavo Gutiérrez, the incomparable theologian who was integral to the development of liberation theology, and the novelist Shusako Endo. 2,215 more words

Guest Post

PRAYER AS “THE LIFELINE OF THEOLOGY”

Canon-Professors?

     For a number of years, I was a canon-professor of theology at Oxford. My job was two-sided: on the one hand, it carried the duties of academic research and teaching; on the other, it included the responsibilities of a residentiary canon to preach and conduct services in Christ Church cathedral. 5,504 more words

Hearing the Voice of God: Ten Axioms About God’s Authorship of Scripture

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.”
– Proverbs 1:7 –

“The fear of the Author is the beginning of literary understanding” 801 more words

Bible

Is There an Application in this Text?

No.

Or at least, if what we mean by “application” is “something practical,” then the answer is often, “no, not immediately so.”

I was listening to the radio this morning and there was an ad for some kind of art foundation. 283 more words

Hermeneutics

Nicaea and Its Legacy: An Approach to Fourth-Century Trinitarian Theology by Lewis Ayres

12        “Pro-Nicene theologies combined both doctrinal propositions and a complex of intellectual theological strategies. Together these doctrines and the strategies within which those doctrines were intended to be read constitute a theological culture.” 991 more words

Observations

The Trinity, the Bible, and Real Theology

In my introductory theology classes, one of the first topics we tackle is the doctrine of the Trinity. As many have observed, evangelicals today are by and large lukewarm at best when it comes to the Trinity, and I see it often. 1,070 more words

Augustine

John Frame Quote on Apparent Contradictions

As regular readers of our blogs know, from time to time I tackle some of the alleged contradictions of the Bible.  You can read them in our provisional  229 more words

Christianity