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Beholding, Those Loving Like Jesus

Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.
No man hath seen God at any time. If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us. 328 more words

The Courage of Our Convictions and Over-Contextualisation: Further Reflections on my "Open Letter from the Dead"

Regarding Part Two of my article “The Fastidious Liberators: Open Letter from the Dead”

I recently removed the disclaimer. (I am not sure if I added it in the first instance or slightly later). 548 more words

The Shack - The New Pilgrims Progress?

I was asked about the Shack – the multi million seller book which is about to be made into a movie – so here is a review article I wrote a few years ago. 1,195 more words


Paul's Universalism?

As David Hart observed recently, Romans 5:18 is a verse with hard-to-avoid universalist implications: “ἄρα οὖν ὡς δι’ ἑνὸς παραπτώματος εἰς πάντας ἀνθρώπους εἰς κατάκριμα οὕτως καὶ δι’ ἑνὸς δικαιώματος εἰς πάντας ἀνθρώπους εἰς δικαίωσιν ζωῆς.” (“Therefore as by the offence of one… 149 more words


Considering Universal Reconciliation: What scripture does (or doesn't) say about salvation and damnation (Part I).

In his recent article, Fr. Stephen De Young turns to the Bible to make his case against universal reconciliation, and it is necessary that one look to scripture for answers. 856 more words

Universal Reconciliation

Considering Universal Reconciliation.

Discussions about universal reconciliation are making rounds in the Eastern Orthodox blogosphere. Fr. Stephen De Young, in the most recent post on the Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy… 260 more words

Universal Reconciliation

Progressive Revelation

In the last post I celebrated 2 years of Alancetotheheart.  It has been a fun ride of progressive revelation.  I have found some themes and concepts have persisted over the two years but the backdrop of theology has obviously changed.   1,703 more words