I have had a bit of blogger’s block tonight, but finally came up with an idea to share some early family pictures.
This first picture is my 3rd Great Grandmother Sarah Jane Hellyer Cochran. 237 more words
1.1. The Problem of Quaker Supersessionism
In a recent edition of the Friends Quarterly, Stuart Masters explored early Quaker attitudes towards Judaism. While making it clear that that first-generation Friends were roundly ‘supercessionist’, he suggests that the universalizing tendencies of early Friends undercut many of the negative social and political consequences of traditional 2,872 more words
Jesus gave this commission to the apostles and, through them, to the church:
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All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore, go make all peoples my disciples: baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit and teach them to adhere to everything I have commanded you.
For one of my classes this past week, we have been reading the theologian John Howard Yoder. My previous experience had been minimal (though I saw that one of my professors had done his dissertation on Yoder). 587 more words
It’s a shame that I’ve taken this long to pick up and read a copy of Lee C. Camp’s first book Mere Discipleship: Radical Christianity in a Rebellious World… 601 more words