Topic: theological

“So why do American evangelicals think that their religious identity hangs in the balance thanks to what happens in the nation’s electoral politics? (The short answer is that U.S. evangelicals ... discuss

If you’ve benefited from the spiritual teaching in Rohr’s earlier books, take a moment to consider afresh whether you ought to place yourself under the teaching of such a person. My advice is that ... discuss

So because I had come to see that baptism was something that God does for us, not something that we do for him; because I had come to see that Gods church existed in the Old Testament as well and that ... discuss

Are you planning to attend the 2017 G3 Conference in Atlanta this January? Either way, you will appreciate this short video released on Monday. If you’re planning to attend and you haven’ ... discuss

In 2008, William Paul Young wrote a book titled The Shack that was instantly a best-seller.  It ascended to the top of the best-selling lists (including the New York Times and Amazon), and as many b ... discuss

Unless otherwise noted, books are free but this can change without notice. Doublecheck. If you click a link and it doesn’t finish loading, just hit refresh. Sometimes the page just kind of hangs f ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: Dr. Tim Keller was on my radio program recently to talk about his new book, Making Sense of God: An Invitation to the Skeptical. In many ways, it was a prequel ... discuss

From a biblical-theological perspective, “work” in the context of Genesis 2 may have a somewhat more specific sense, but the covenant of works has not yet been instituted. Certainly Adam was to cu ... discuss

To win hearts and minds, our task is “not simply to persuade minds but also imaginations” by showing not just the truth, but also the beauty of the Christian vision. And even as a self-described ... discuss

This book is for the competent women who are seeking a better way, as well as for those of you who would like to become more competent, as God has called you to be. This book is also for pastors and e ... discuss

I realize that the people living in small towns today are not Jesus. However, small-town believers can still do BIG things for the kingdom because Jesus has sent the Spirit to empower them too. Our sm ... discuss

This relevant and timely article is taken from the website of the Society of St. Pius X:Teaching of TrentWe begin with the Council of Trent, which explains the tri-fold distinction concerning receptio ... discuss

The Tabernacle was the mobile dwelling place of God–a tent covered in skin. When Jesus came, the Apostle John tells us that “He tabernacled among us.” Jesus is the enfleshed, mobile ... discuss

The Christian celebration of Christmas brings essential truths into clearer view. The central fact of the incarnation of the Son of God looms before us as the dividing line of all human history and th ... discuss

Mark Dever answers the question, “Is Capitol Hill Baptist Church a replicable model of church life?” His answer is full of wisdom and worthy of your attention. Oldest Living Human Prep ... discuss

Pastors and elders want thinking women in the church, right? And yet popular beliefs that came out of the nineteenth century’s cult of domesticity still seem to linger in the evangelical culture tod ... discuss

The only answer to the hillbilly brokenness is the gospel. And it’s a gospel which isn’t afraid to get its hands dirty but also a gospel which is deeply theological. Cultural Christianity isn’t ... discuss

CC 2.0 via FlickrThe internet has opened a virtual great awakening in the spread of information.  Much of this information has been negative, and sometimes misleading.  Many have troubled ov ... discuss

Unlike modern Advent ceremonies, most celebrations of Advent in history had a twin focus. The Latin word adventus was the translation of the Greek parousia—a word used for both the coming of Chri ... discuss

Affirming same-sex relationships and fluid gender identity are the cultural issues challenging the church in America. Influential Evangelical Christian authors and bloggers like Jen Hatmaker are embra ... discuss

Preaching the Word of God is a great privilege, while being an immense responsibility. Even though I would like people to be in God’s Word every day, the reality is that most people are not. The pri ... discuss

“Conservative churches in and of themselves don’t grow.  But conservative Churches that are gospel-saturated do grow.  That’s a big difference.  You can have all of the conservative theol ... discuss

Below are eight saints whose commemorations occur during the liturgical season of Advent — the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God, St. Francis Xavier, St. John Damascene, St. Nicholas, St. Ambrose, ... discuss

I wish the authors would have related justification to the conscience and Christian liberty.  Sadly, the doctrine of justification was not discussed in this book.  In reality, Christian liberty is a ... discuss

When I sit down to read my Bible, I remember that I am not alone. The Scripture is not alone either. I’m not only depending on the Spirit to work in me for that moment; I know that he has been worki ... discuss

The coming of Christ was a wise and gracious appointment that put the truth of the depravity and helplessness of man, the mercy of God, and the truth of the Scriptures in the strongest possible light. ... discuss

Fr. Philip N. Powell OP, PhDThe Nativity of Christ, or Christmas ("Christ Mass"), celebrates one of the most important events of the Church:  the incarnation of the Son of God.  Like the Tri ... discuss

Whatever one may say about Evangelical Protestantism, empirically it is a massive fact on the global religious landscape, likely to remain so, with significant consequences in every area of social lif ... discuss

Brodersen, the senior pastor of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa, says the pastors of the Calvary Chapel Association saw founder Smith as their common bond. Upon Smith’s death, many members had differe ... discuss

Sinners saved by the grace and mercy of God know a thankfulness that exceeds any merely human thankfulness. How do we express thankfulness for the provision the Father has made for us in Christ, the r ... discuss

One cold, gray winter afternoon the pastor was in his office studying the finer points of the offering of the red heifer when he heard a strange banging noise coming from somewhere inside the building ... discuss

Thanksgiving is a deeply theological act, rightly understood. As a matter of fact, thankfulness is a theology in microcosm — a key to understanding what we really believe about God, ourselves, and ... discuss

Why do you speak the way you do? What is the aroma of your words? Are you spraying bullets, forgetting God has set down the gun rightly aimed at you? Do you speak to others the way you wish to be spok ... discuss

Third, the Big Picture builds confidence in God’s Sovereignty. The more you see the big all-encompassing and unchanging redemptive plan of God, the more you will trust in God’s sovereignty. When y ... discuss

God tells us there will always be wheat and tares. Even among children born to believing parents there will be some who reject all their parents have taught. Some of these will rebel for a while and r ... discuss

“Indeed, I’d almost given up on finding a modern successor to him when Sinclair Ferguson’s new book, Devoted to God: Blueprints for Sanctification, arrived on my desk. Within the first few p ... discuss

Philadelphia, Pa., Nov 17, 2016 / 11:24 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has published the full text of Archbishop Charles Chaput's responses to questions posed to him by Catholic ... discuss

Second, as noted earlier all persons of the Godhead have all the attributes of God and this list usually includes power and glory. But this seems to be another difference between orthodoxy and ESS/EFS ... discuss

Why pin your hopes of life on the remote possibility of resuscitation in a world changed out of all recognition hundreds of years from now, when all the people and things you know and love are gone, t ... discuss

From atheists and agnostics to absolute apostates, social media is a common grace wherein we can dialogue with a far larger scope of worldviews than we could have imagined just a few short years ago. ... discuss

In the Christian view of human knowledge, subjectivity and objectivity are not irreconcilably opposed to each other. God created we who know. God created how we know. God created what we know, yet ult ... discuss

Then, as doctrinally instructed ambassadors of the King and his Gospel, we ought always be willing to sacrifice popularity and comfort by being faithful, loving evangelists. To sum it up, as we become ... discuss

In Protestant Christian worship, music has always been in a subordinate role, supporting and aiding the worshiper in taking to heart and mind the meaning and richness of the poetic lyric. Though Calvi ... discuss

American evangelicals today would admit an aspiration to know the Ten Commandments and Jesus’s Beatitudes, even if they’d overlook a commandment here or there, or squirm at a beatitude or two (or ... discuss

I’m no longer torn. I’m sad that women who are lost are leading many with them. I’m sad that orthodoxy has become offensive to Christians. I’m sad that there are many in the church who aren’ ... discuss

God is not sitting nervously on the throne wondering whether people are going to make the right choice. He doesn’t think: “Oh no, they made the wrong choice, now on to plan B!” There is a higher ... discuss

You can preach an expository sermon with clarity and conviction and even compassion, but if you’ve missed the gospel of Jesus Christ, you’ve not even preached a Christian sermon. Only the ... discuss

“It may be we’ve reached the point that the only thing that would move evangelicals in more constructive directions would be outright persecution from the GOP itself. Short of that, it’s dif ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannOn November 15, the Church celebrates St. Albert the Great, "the light of Germany", uniquely named the “Universal Doctor” because of his vast knowledge and writings. He was the g ... discuss

Editor's note: We present this post from last November for your consideration. The time frame for obtaining the indulgences discussed below has passed, however, our prayers for the poor souls in purga ... discuss

Researchers at the University College London (UCL) have discovered the brain actually changes the way it responds when someone continues to lie. For the vast majority of people, the brain area known a ... discuss

In one sense, the Bible begins and ends in beauty. In Genesis, Moses repeatedly emphasizes that God’s verdict on His creation is that “it was good,” even “it was very good.” But this stateme ... discuss

In significant ways, at least in terms of pop culture and conventional wisdom, we are indeed in a post-Christian era in our country – but so often in history, it’s in these times that Jesus really ... discuss

“Third, the New Atheists aren’t willing to own up to atrocities committed in the name of atheism by Stalin, Pol Pot, or Mao Zedong, yet they expect Christians to own up to all the barbarous ac ... discuss

I first posted this over a year ago, but it feels more fitting than ever today, so I'm sharing it again. ~~~~~It's an ugly world out there. I don't even have to sum up headlines for you -- you can jus ... discuss

It is because we have become practically anti-supernatural and simultaneously super-spiritual in our theology, so that we are, on the one hand, bored with God’s ordinary means of grace (the sacramen ... discuss

Washington D.C., Oct 27, 2016 / 03:31 am (CNA).- Travis Rieder and his wife Sadiye have one child. She wanted a big family, but he’s a philosopher who studies climate change with the Berman Ins ... discuss

Lincoln, Neb., Nov 5, 2016 / 02:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop James Conley of Lincoln has called on the group “Nebraskans for the Death Penalty” to retract social media advertisements whi ... discuss

November 10th, is the memorial of Saint Leo the Great, aka Pope St. Leo I, (c. 400 – 461) the 5th century pontiff and Doctor of the Church. He is regarded as one of the best administrative popes of ... discuss

Last month Claire and I were blessed to participate in a reunion party involving people from the Christian Brotherhood’s early years. It was a momentous event as more than 50 of us celebrated the gr ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco Mrs. Clinton’s intolerance is as glaring as Mr. Trump’s; she merely has a different target: religious liberty. Throughout the campaign, Donald Trump has insulted women, person ... discuss

This book is not one you want to blast through in a few weeks like I did. I really like Franciscan friar Richard Rohr and have been receiving his daily emails for about a year now. I have only read on ... discuss

Like other trendy Protestant Churches, the Anglican Church of Canada has conformed its teachings over the past few decades to the current pattern of the world on everything from contraception and abor ... discuss

Mauro has “a sweet spirit and is clearly an able man.” ~ C.I. Scofield The followng is from a pamphlet that was widely circulated in 1912 by Philip Mauro called, "Eugenics: A New Mo ... discuss

Due to circumstances beyond my control, I will keep this very brief, with the help of my column this month, at The Catholic Answer: For most of my life, the assumption of Mary existed as little more, ... discuss

What do you expect God to do in you? Do you expect God to move in what you’ve asked Him to move in, or do low expectations reach even to our faith? See, teenagers aren’t expected to do much in t ... discuss

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Yesterday, I preached from Acts 17:1-9 in an pre-planned evangelistic service within the life of our church.  In this particular passage, we see the mission and preaching ministry of Paul put on dis ... discuss

November 2 is All Souls' Day. Today Roman Catholics commemorate and pray for the holy souls in Purgatory, undergoing purification of their sins before entering heaven.The theological basis for this fe ... discuss

November 3, is the optional memorial of Saint Martin de Porres, (1579 – 1639) the 17th century, Dominican lay brother, who lived a life of heroic self-denial, prayer and penance, in imitation of Chr ... discuss

November 8th, is the optional memorial of Blessed John Duns Scotus, (c. 1266 – 1308) a 13th century, Franciscan Priest and theologian, who, alongside Saint Bonaventure, is the most influential theol ... discuss

ca. AD 1469 - 28 December 1524 Today we remember Johannes von Staupitz, vicar-general of the Augustinian Order in Germany. He befriended the spiritually troubled Martin Luther on numerous occasions, ... discuss

By this point, many, if not most of you have heard that the NIH recently announced that it will probably lift a ban on funding for animal-human chimeras. To be clear, there are no federal laws prohibi ... discuss

There are several political issues commonly wrapped in the social-justice banner that are also issues affecting life and the family. In theory, a Catholic ought to support those policies which support ... discuss

One challenge Christians face, particularly millennials, is the apparent challenge Science poses to articles of faith. To be brutally blunt, most of this appearance of challenge stems from the inabili ... discuss

"I'm prepared to accept as a matter of faith ... that at the moment of conception there's human life and being, but I'm not prepared to say that to other God­-fearing [and] non-­God­-fearing people ... discuss

A review essay by Todd A. Peperkorn The Word Remains: Selected Writings on the Church Year and the Christian Life is a collection of sermons and writings by the renowned mission pastor and nineteenth ... discuss

This is a domestic violence memoir. It is written by an author who recounts her own domestic violence at the hands of her ex-husband. She challenges the way that the teaching of male headship is don ... discuss

This is a nonfiction Christian book. Bussie starts out with her definition of the eye-catching title of this book. She arranges this book over six chapters. She starts the beginning of each chapter wi ... discuss

This book is written for the layman. Bradstreet combines his scientific knowledge and expertise with Rabay's theology and expertise. Bradstreet is an award-winning professor, author, and astronomy " ... discuss

St. Michael Archangel Catholic Church in Miguel Auza, Zac. Mexico.Copyright Pedro Aguilar. That's my big brother to y'all.The feast of the Archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael has always been of i ... discuss

I very much encourage my readers to listen to a discussion just posted on SPUC's YouTube channel of a new book by Dr Anthony McCarthy, SPUC's Education Director, entitled Ethical Sex: Sexual Choices a ... discuss

Released late last year, Robert Cardinal Sarah’s book God or Nothing relates the story of his upbringing in very humble circumstances, his education and formation, and his tenure in a very dangerous ... discuss

There is an African proverb that goes, “Educate a boy and you educate a person; educate a girl and you educate a village.” The proverb could go further: “Educate a seminarian and you educat ... discuss

Zondervan has released a monumental study Bible. The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible promises to bring the ancient world of Scripture to life for contemporary readers. The array of resources pr ... discuss

Question: "What is the “handwriting against us” in Colossians 2:11-15? Is it our sins or the Law or both or neither?" The text, as we have it in the King James Version is as follows:"In whom ... discuss

Question: "I have heard some claim that Orthodoxy does not approve of self defense or firearms specifically, specifically attacking the "take your purse and buy" a sword verse from Luke that is often ... discuss

One doesn't usually look to Orthodox Jewish sources for guidance on the kind of English that is best suited for worship, but years ago I stumbled across some very telling comments in the preface to th ... discuss

I have not read it yet but Christianity Today‘s review of Shane Claiborne‘s new book Executing Grace has much that resonates with me. My views on this issue have changed drastically ove ... discuss

Over the past couple of months I have had two nearly identical situations in which different Christians have said nearly the exact same thing to me. I won’t say what it was but I will say that t ... discuss

One of the great joys of blogging is receiving feedback from those who read what I write. Every week or two I like to collect some of the letters to the editor that I receive and share them he ... discuss

You probably heard what happened recently with the ESV, the English Standard Version of the Bible. In August, Crossway, the ministry that publishes the ESV, announced that “the text of the E ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include just a few titles: George Whitefield: The Evangelist by John Pollock, Preaching the Old Testament by Scott Gibson, and The Gospel and Acts Commentary by  ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include: The American Hour by Os Guinness, Money, Greed, and God by Jay Richards, God’s Indwelling Presence by Jamaes Hamilton, Sgt. York by John Perry, Read the B ... discuss

This year I have been participating in the 2016 Reading Challenge, a fun way to increase and diversify your reading through another year. I took the challenge and set this year’s goal at 104 ... discuss

There is a massive list of Kindle deals for today. Crossway has commentaries on sale, Zondervan has a long list of Reformation Days deals on some excellent theological works, Matthias Media ha ... discuss

"Stormed and humiliated." - The rebuilding of the John Paul II Institute by Francis and the "sexual revolution in the Vatican"The theologian Andrea Grillo, staunch Bergoglianist, has revealed in a com ... discuss

Madonna del Parto Unknown Master, Italian (late 15th century in Valsesia)Rather than write a book review, which would require more time than I care to spend on this blogpost, I thought I'd comment on ... discuss

THE COLLAPSE OF CULTURAL CHRISTIANITY AND THE RISE OF THE BAPTIST MOMENT In 1987 Richard John Neuhaus published The Catholic Moment. Neuhaus’s argument was that the Catholic Church, especially in th ... discuss

Olympic glory abounds in Rio as the 31st modern Olympiad is well underway. This time, the event is living up to its hype, especially for Americans, who are likely drawn to the pomp and ceremony as muc ... discuss

Where have the Christian intellectuals gone? There can be no question that the public square is increasingly devoid of any serious Christian thought and depopulated of Christian thinkers. Alan Jacobs ... discuss

Christians in America now face a moment of judgment at the hands of a secular culture that grows more intensely adversarial with each passing day. Churches, institutions, and individuals committed to ... discuss

This article originally appeared on November 29, 2004. We are living in dangerous times, but far too many Americans seem to have forgotten this unforgiving fact. How can so many forget the unforgettab ... discuss

“Jesus loves me — this I know, for the Bible tells me so.” This is a childish error? Evangelical Christianity has a big problem, says Andy Stanley, and that problem is a reliance on ... discuss

Regrettably, many American Christians know little about economics. Furthermore, many Christians assume that the Bible has nothing at all to say about economics. But a biblical worldview actually has a ... discuss

The year 1976, the very year that many Americans came to know that evangelicals even existed, continues to reverberate throughout evangelical Christianity. The towering giants of the evangelical world ... discuss

JD Hall, a prominent four-point abolitionist, has spent significant time recently making hay about the evils and dangers of the Abolish Human Abortion movement. Sadly, he does so while disingenuousl ... discuss

31 October AD 1517 The beginnings of the Reformation came well before its birth date. Renaissance Humanism ushered in an age of classical studies, including the teaching of Greek and Hebrew. This pave ... discuss

The older generation, oi vey, they just don't get it do they?  They act like we're on some sort of pleasure cruise to heaven.  I really can't understand it myself.  These churches will ... discuss

Last week a brother from my fellowship asked me about abolitionism. Most of the discussion centered around what it means for a preborn human to be alive and why a human ought not to be murdered. It wa ... discuss

Here is an email I shared with a work associate. I share it to reveal how powerfully catechesis can be both in life and in death, both in yours and others.________________[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 ... discuss

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This was a great little book! Of course, I'm biased on two counts: I'm a huge Doctor Who fan and a total theology nerd. So to see the two together in one book...that fact alone made me very happy.Matt ... discuss

On February 27, Melinda Selmys, a self-described “queer convert to Catholicism”, wrote a post for her blog on Patheos titled, “Does God Make Mistakes? (And are Trans People One of Them?)” Ther ... discuss

Fr John Fleming and Alison, his wifeThe Catholic Medical Quarterly has carried an important article by Theo Boer, a professor of health care ethics at Kampden Theological University. I am grateful to ... discuss

“Word, Light, Life.”John 1:1-14 (15-18)Christmas Eve 2015In the beginning...John begins his Gospel of Jesus Christ with the same words that start the creation account of Genesis.  “In the b ... discuss

The beginning of secession? Texas wants to nullify all federal gun lawsTrust me. The secession movement is well underway in Texas. And thank God for that.As for this "anti-commandeering" act which re ... discuss

SourceIt seems hardly a day goes by that the Catholic blogosphere is not in an uproar over some statement or action by someone whom they feel is threatening to destroy the Church. The offender is more ... discuss

Takanini Community Church in Auckland are hosting a Towards Belief event with this blog’s Matt. Towards Belief follows Australian pastor and host, Karl Faase as he travels to the UK, USA and A ... discuss

Matt has safely arrived in Atlanta and I thinks he has forgiven me for his hotel (we did not realise just how really bad, and somewhat entertaining, the Trip Advisor reviews were until just before he ... discuss

I would like to plug a book of one of my former professors, Gregory Vall. I had been intending to write a brief review of this text since this past spring, when I had the unique privilege to study und ... discuss

This post is in response is to Jayne, a traditionalist who has commented that I am not being fair to traditionalists by painting them all with the same brush.  We have gone back and forth on a pr ... discuss

Today is Reformation Day. 498 years ago today, October 31, Martin Luther nailed the 95 Theses on the church door in Wittenburg. And the rest is history! Luther’s theology was born out of a caref ... discuss

And because of him you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, righteousness and sanctification and redemption — 1 Corinthians 1:30 Kofi Adu-Boahen is a blogger at Fiery Logic, and me ... discuss

Gavin Ortlund posts a great interview today over at The Gospel Coalition. He interviews Graeme Goldsworthy on how the preacher should use biblical theology when preaching in the Old Testament. I enco ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.Today, as I reflected upon Revelation 14: 1-4 (NAB) during lectio divina, I noticed something I'd never noticed before. Read the highlighted portion by yourselves:The Lamb ... discuss

Last 36 books I read sorted in descending order by date Tim Challies just published a blog post that intrigued me. The title of his blog post (“blost”) is the same as mine, or should I say, ... discuss

 Michelangelo's PietáToday is the 24th Sunday in ordinary time, but it also is September 15, the day liturgically reserved for the memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows. While miss the reading cycle f ... discuss

Continuing from my previous post, I write now about the coming four years. Next week, I am beginning my first semester of Ph.D. studies at Ave Maria University. I am really excited for my classes over ... discuss

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While many are listing their favorite movie, their theological arguments about the state of his soul, my one thought goes to a line in a much misunderstood movie of his: “What Dreams May Come ... discuss

We need more men like this.  (And more Cardinal Burkes.)  Do not lose hope.  Stay close to the Lord.  And support those who are doing good.  The article below concerning the S ... discuss

Does God care how we spend our time? Does the Bible speak to us in terms of how we manage our time? Does the Bible have anything to tell us about how we set our priorities? If so, how do we practicall ... discuss

Over the past couple of days I've come across news stories detailing how yet another study conclusively proves a link between autism and fetal cells used in vaccines, specifically the MMR for measles, ... discuss

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Mr. Harold Camping died in Dec. of 2013 at the ripe old age of 92.  He had his 15 minutes of fame and more.  He gained incredible notoriety with his prediction that the world would come to a ... discuss

The Noah movie with Russel Crowe follows the pattern of all book adaptations that I have seen. The movie departs substantially from the book. The question is, how much departure is too much?Image sour ... discuss

Our founding fathers were well aware of the fact that godly righteousness exalts a nation. This belief was based on the Word of God in which so many of our founders were well versed. Passages througho ... discuss

The so-called "feud" between Mike Huckabee and Glen Beck is interesting. I am going to speculate about something here that has nothing to do with Mike Huckabee or his campaign.This blog is a volunteer ... discuss

HOMEI need to take a little time for research this week; our next topic, which will appear in the next two weeks, will be dissociation: how it relates to abortion and how it correlates to chronic illn ... discuss

“(6)  I am amazed that you are so quickly deserting Him who called you by the grace of Christ, for a different gospel;  (7)  which is really not another; only there are some who are disturbing yo ... discuss

Billboards have been popping up all over Lubbock, TX featuring a tattooed, crucified Jesus.It directs people to a site called jesustattoo.org. No specific church is taking responsibility for the billb ... discuss

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Luther's Small Catechism has been referred to as the "layman's Bible." For those familiar with confessional statements in general but unfamiliar with Luther's Small Catechism, this statement can sound ... discuss

Good news from St. Joseph Church bulletin: Dear parishioners and friends of St. Joseph Parish,In Advent of 2012, we introduced the Third Edition of the Roman Missal at our Parish Masses. This new ... discuss

Good news from St. Joseph Church bulletin: Dear parishioners and friends of St. Joseph Parish,In Advent of 2012, we introduced the Third Edition of the Roman Missal at our Parish Masses. This new ... discuss

Our friend Katie Schuermann over at He Remembers the Barren answered the following question for me.  Well said Katie!Is procreation an intrinsic quality of marriage?July 8, 2013 by Katie Schuerma ... discuss

(This is an article @ Christian Post on 6 Jul 12, written by Thom Rainer)I once did an interview for an online publication, and one of the questions was: "Who has been the greatest leadership influe ... discuss

A New Theory of Secularization by Mary EberstadtEberstadt's basic argument is that religious decline doesn't just lead to family decline, but rather in some ways also causes it. While I realize this i ... discuss

Catholic professor / writer audited after connecting the dots on Soros-funded fake Catholic groups, Catholics United and Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good:... And the plot thickens. Among the ... discuss

I just recently finished listening to my Kindle read me the Book of Concord. This is my second time through and my first time since becoming a Lutheran. I would encourage anyone who is interested in L ... discuss

class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"> In this chapter God spells out which animals are clean and which ones are unclean. God says, in so many words, “You shall eat this…you ... discuss

One of the common arguments for the limited atonement is that the members of the Trinity have the same goal and purpose and therefore the Son would not die for those whom the Father did not elect ... discuss

This issue came up in a recent podcast by Jordan Cooper and I've thought about it myself many times. Every theological tradition within Christianity has its way of explaining texts within Scripture to ... discuss

I was absolutely exhuberant when I first learnt that we had a Pope. It was a different feeling than when Pope Benedict was chosen. I had grieved John Paul the Great, but Benedict's resignation took th ... discuss

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Outline and Structural Analysisvv. 18-21: Sinaivv. 22-24: Zion, Heavenly Jerusalemvv. 25-26: Warning with passage from Haggai 2:6.v.   27: Explanation of Haggai 2:6vv. 28-29: ExhortationTher ... discuss

In the first book of the first part of Hans Urs von Balthasar’s Trilogy, The Glory of the Lord: Seeing the Form, von Balthasar lays out his plan for a theological aesthetics. He envisions his proj ... discuss

A. Outline and Structural Analysis54:1-10—The Fecundity of the Barren Wife.         1-3: Call for Jerusalem to rejoice and promise of renewed fertility.  ... discuss

by Kathleen Gilbert ATLANTA, September 12, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) - An African-American theological professor has complained to federal anti-discrimination officials that he was fired from a Christi ... discuss

I encountered this 'situation' a few years ago and have prayed so very hard for their conversion...alas...they continue to propagate so much more 'stuff' and it continues to disturb me...I will contin ... discuss

ReformingChristianity.com Well, I have not been blogging here at Jordan's View for a long time-- as you may have noticed.  I now blog at a new blog called ReformingChristianity.com.  Se ... discuss

Godfather Politics has a great article about wealth "redistribution".  The ending quote translated from a Czech paper is the kicker.“The danger to America is not Barack Obama but a citizenry ca ... discuss

by Ben Johnson SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, April 5, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – Observers are asking why a Catholic university in Spokane would invite Archbishop Desmond Tutu to address its graduating class ... discuss

Christmas Joy Meets Satanic SlaughterThe ancient calendar followed by most of the Christian Church for almost two millennia intersperses beauty and awe with violence and death. Aside from Holy Week an ... discuss

by Peter Baklinski Peter Baklinski, who joined LifeSiteNews at the end of August, has studied theology at the International Theological Institute in Austria, after which he began a doctorate program a ... discuss

by Peter Baklinski Peter Baklinski, who joined LifeSiteNews at the end of August, has studied theology at the International Theological Institute in Austria, after which he began a doctorate program a ... discuss

Pope John Paul II called for a new evangelization, to go out and proclaim the Gospel, especially in areas where Christ was once known but now seems to be forgotten, except for perhaps a remnant of fai ... discuss

That's the title of Paul Ford's column at the Morning News, in which he describes, in sometimes disturbing detail, the experiences he and his wife have had with artificial reproductive technologies (A ... discuss

Today over at CatholicThing Francis Beckwith offers an excellent column on a recent empty-headed piece on Michele Bachmann by Joshua Green, whose research skills appear to just barely surpass those of ... discuss

"All the jokes about men sitting down on their hats are really theological jokes; they are concerned with the Dual Nature of Man. They refer to the primary paradox that man is superior to all the thin ... discuss

Doing this as a public post... A friend and I had a discussion in her LJ that meandered onto the topic of footwashing, and I promised a post here about the two most meaningful footwashing experiences ... discuss

On illegal immigration our Baptists friends are all in a tiffy after the President Al Mohler started to discuss the issue of homosexuality. Keeping to his conservative position, he did mention that Ch ... discuss

As a Lutheran pastor and theologian, I continually receive questions about my church: Who are we, where do we come from, what do we believe? Since we Lutherans have a very special remembrance today, I ... discuss

Just Courage: God’s Great Expedition for the Restless Christian By Gary A. Haugen (InterVarsity Press: 978-0-8308-3494-5, HB, 150 pages) Would you rather be safe or brave? Do you want to hav ... discuss

Early evening brought a thunderstorm to our neck of the woods, and afterwards my daughter and I saw a rainbow as we drove to the store. I took the opportunity to explain the theological significance o ... discuss

Last night I had the pleasure of joining a viva voce (live voice) theological conference sponsored by Athanatos Christian Ministries. How did I learn about this opportunity? Social media. How did I pa ... discuss

A website’s success can be measured by a variety of statistics, including:Total Hits: How many times did someone, anyone at all, visit your website?Unique Visitors: Were most of those hits from your ... discuss

by John-Henry Westen ROME, May 31, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Sitting around a dinner table in Rome at the Human Life International prayer conference where I was speaking last year I was confronted wit ... discuss

by E. Christian Brugger, D.Phil, Senior Fellow and Director of the Fellows Program WASHINGTON, D.C., APRIL 6, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Here is a question on bioethics asked by a ZENIT reader and answered by ... discuss

Isn't the whole point of religion to teach us morals and to love and care for each other no matter what age, gender, sexual preference, religion or race we are?The question was one among many comments ... discuss

An article in the swissinfo.ch titled 'Galileo's heirs advise the pope' has some historical errors which I would like to set straight. The article says...Historically, however, the Catholic Church has ... discuss

There is no shortage of reviews on Rob Bell’s recent book Love Wins, so I am almost apologetic for writing another. But it is because of my work in apologetics I find myself compelled ... discuss

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“Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience (James 5:10).”The book of James is an interesting and controversi ... discuss

by Brian HudonThis post, now updated, is one that I wrote some time ago. I think that it is still relevant in what continues to be the lefts chronic state of Palinoia; the fear of pro-life Christians ... discuss

It is the belief of Christians that Jesus came to redeem us and to teach us the truth about love — God’s love for each one of us and how we are to love each other. Jesus showed how fully love comm ... discuss

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It's been a long time since I've posted on my blog. My wife was in the hospital twice last year and it has been a difficult ever since. She's dealing with severe physical and emotional symptoms. To ... discuss

American culture seems to be most interested in who God isn’t. Many hold that claims made about God put him in a box and because we really can’t know anything about him (so they say) we shou ... discuss

As a Christian and a conservative, I believe we have reached a crossroads where we need to seriously reconsider our approach to cultural engagement. The swift undercurrent of moral decay continues to ... discuss

Studying theology helps us to participate in our relationship with God. It isn’t about gathering a ton of unnecessary knowledge that will never make a difference in your life, but about committin ... discuss

Welcome to "Wherever I Am," the blog formerly known as "Joy and Slavery," which was formerly known as "The Lazy Logician." Back when I started the first incarnation of this blog I wanted to focus on p ... discuss

Women should never "settle" with a man in order to have a child. Granted, women are created by God to have longings for procreating and nurturing, and I believe this is evidenced in the fact that wome ... discuss

The 17th Annual Conference on Bioethics opened with Dr. William Hurlbut speaking on Embodiment, Biotechnology and Human Dignity. In it, he reminded the crowd that "bioethics is not a profession, it is ... discuss

For whatever reason, the six-year venture of the Women's Bioethics Project has come to an end with a recent announcement that they are closing their doors. But their work is not really finished, ... discuss

A day after he pulled into town, the Rev. Marek Bozek, the new pastor of St. Stanislaus Kostka church, introduced himself to the St. Louis media. Literally. Minutes before a news conference at the ch ... discuss

Note from Josh: Sadly, the audio track for Liz's microphone got corrupted post-recording, so she is harder to hear in this episode. Luckily Kyle and I did most of the talking and our tracks are fin ... discuss

What follows is an editorial from the 02/09 Roanoke Times. Its author is transparently an exponent of the functional-person view, thus parroting ethicists such as Peter Singer. The down side is that R ... discuss

Back when I was still driving under the influence of Calvinism, I crashed my friend Nate's dinner party one night.  Another guest and I got out the claws, but this was not the usual cat-figh ... discuss




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