Topic: theological

Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller in discussion in Mannheim: He wished, however, that in the case of teaching documents clear theological preparations take place.Pope Francis had a completely different ... discuss

Why do we take our individual, personality, character, gifts, or calling and make that the sum total of godliness for everyone else? The introvert equates godliness with quietness. The extrovert equat ... discuss

J. Gresham Machen wrote, “In the sphere of religion, as in other spheres, the things about which men are agreed are apt to be the things that are least worth holding; the really important things are ... discuss

Christians often speak of devotion. We speak of “devoting ourselves to God” and, more commonly, of “doing our daily devotions.” This word is familiar to every believer, but I wonder how often ... discuss

God the Holy Spirit turns wanderers back to Himself, but He ordinarily uses people to do so, just as He uses means to bring people to saving faith in the first place. Just as God will use our faithful ... discuss

On the one hand, Jessica was encouraged. This was the first acknowledgement from a church court that her church leaders had wronged her. The RPR Committee had officially (for the second time in two ye ... discuss

The ideologies and theories of today are not radical enough to carry the freight of contemporary issues, but the Bible is more than adequate for the task.  After all, it is “God-breathed,” there ... discuss

If you call me to sacrificial, altruistic action in behalf of human beings, you better have a reason. And it should be greater than simply, we should be for people because we’re people. Because unle ... discuss

September 18 is the feast day of Saint Joseph of Cupertino (1603-1663), If you have watched the film “The Reluctant Saint”, you know just how endearing this sweet Franciscan saint was and what st ... discuss

Mount Edith CavellIf you go into Canada's Jasper National Park, you may see the beautiful and majestic Mount Edith Cavell.  The mountain’s namesake was the daughter of an Anglican vicar. Edith ... discuss

Optional Memorial - September 17th(In 2017, this feast is superseded by the Sunday liturgy.)It is fitting that the month that heralds the beginning of a new school year is also the time in which the C ... discuss

“It is not for us to say who are the apostates. That is God’s business. Our pastors and elders administer the Word, sacraments, and discipline. We pray that those who fall away will be convict ... discuss

When Luther advised, “Sin boldly,” what did he mean? Luther saw that many who take Christian life seriously might tend to despair, because as Christians we become more acutely aware of how we rebe ... discuss

We are always complete in Christ, yet we are also in real relationship with God. By analogy, in human relationships we know something of this truth. As a parent, I am in relationship with my five ch ... discuss

Puritanism is widely regarded as a post-reformation movement, working out the ideals of the Protestant Reformation, and is the subject of intense scholarly interest because of its significance as a mo ... discuss

An initial “C” in a medieval manuscript discussing clandestine marriage. The British Library. The seventeenth century Anglican Priest and historian Thomas Fuller once wrote, “It is the w ... discuss

Earlier this month, during a judicial confirmation hearing for 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals nominee Amy Barrett, who is a Catholic law professor, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., questioned wheth ... discuss

The fact is, God is working out His redemptive ends in ways we cannot possibly fathom. His providence is like a tapestry of such immensity and complexity that we will not be able to discover the patte ... discuss

(September 14, 1775 – September 12, 1830) was the third Episcopal bishop of New York (1816–1830).He vigorously promoted the extension of the Episcopal Church in Central and Western New York. He fo ... discuss

As many of you know, we have begun exploring a new church plant. We have begun to gather for worship. We have also adopted a bit more of a liturgical approach than other churches we’ve been invo ... discuss

The Nashville Statement clearly places in public view the biblical teaching on sexuality in a time of enormous sexual experimentation and ideological confusion. To be specific, we are now seeing two a ... discuss

N. T. Wright, an advocate of the NPP, would say, “Jesus’ actions make sense within his Jewish context, and within the socio-cultural world of Galilee in particular…” Now, there is a sense in w ... discuss

Dear Friends, In times of great crisis, it’s easy to feel like we are powerless, with no control over the direction of our lives. For the victims of the flooding in Houston and the surrounding ... discuss

If our churches are going to reach Millennials, we must “hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering,” (Hebrews 10:23). Only those churches founded upon God’s Word will promote spiritu ... discuss

More broadly, we contend that reducing the complexity of social relationships to issues of power, and imposing a binary logic that divides human society into oppressors and oppressed is unhelpful in a ... discuss

Article 12 of the First Head of Doctrine addresses the basis of the believer’s assurance of being elected to salvation. We receive that assurance, the article says, “not by inquisitive searching i ... discuss

Efforts to expand rights beyond the human realm are ubiquitous and reflect, in my view, a deep misanthropy and a threat to universal human rights. That includes the movement to declare sophisticated a ... discuss

CBMW convened a meeting of evangelical leaders on August 25th that was hosted by the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission during its national conference. The meeting included a coalition of scholar ... 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

Various commentators have claimed that there is a "Trump Derangement Syndrome." Those suffering from this "syndrome" hate President Trump. They focus on what they regard as bad things he's done, and i ... discuss

Pope Saint Pius X’s papacy was both courageous and immensely consequential. The Modernist crisis in biblical exegesis occurred during his reign. Using new methods of historical and literary criticis ... discuss

The idea of being the Substitute in offering an atonement to satisfy the demands of God’s law for others was something Christ understood as His mission from the moment He entered this world and took ... discuss

Researchers concluded that defined and protected periods of separation, may allow consumers to perform better not just by reducing interruptions but also by increasing available cognitive capacity. Th ... discuss

Worldly sorrow doesn’t lead to repentance; it only leads to death. Worldly sorrow does not lead to true repentance because it is not a mourning over one’s sin, but simply a mourning over one’s l ... discuss

We need to be realistic about the depth and width of the sin of racism in our hearts and in our churches. It will remain a struggle but if we admit that we are sinners, if we do not pretend to have ar ... discuss

And how will they hear without a preacher? Romans 10:14 Has preaching fallen on hard times? An open debate is now being waged over the character and centrality of preaching in the church. At stake is ... discuss

Aurelius Augustinus, Augustine of Hippo, or Saint Augustine (November 13, 354 – August 28, 430) was one of the most important figures in the development of Western Christianity, there considered to ... discuss

His writings include the book, “The Bible and Homosexual Practice” — published in 2001 at a time when several mainline denominations were deadlocked in debates over the role of gay members. In ... discuss

“The faithful minister understands not only the authority and character of the Bible, but also grasps the message of the Bible in all its breadth and depth. The Scriptures certainly present a si ... discuss

The first eleven chapters of the Scottish Confession of Faith take the reader through the whole scope of redemptive history, starting with the “eternal, infinite, immeasurable, incomprehensible, omn ... discuss

Luther certainly developed a practice in which music took on a more highly charged value, consolidating the drama and struggles of belief within the mind of the believer rather than in the multi-senso ... discuss

17 August AD 1637 Born 17 October 1582, Johann Gerhard, a Lutheran theologian in the tradition of Martin Luther (1483-1546) and Martin Chemnitz (1522-86), was the most influential 17th Century dogmat ... discuss

The other day I wrote about my initial reaction to the Charlottesville White Supremacist gathering. The time has come for the Church in America to lead the way I facing our race problems head-on.  ... discuss

St. Gregory the TheologianGeorge Demacopoulos gave another lecture at the Eagle River Institute which was recently posted on Ancient Faith Radio, and in the course of that lecture he made the followin ... discuss

9 August AD 1976 Lutheran pastor and theologian Hermann Otto Erich Sasse was born on 17 July 1895 at Sonnewalde, Lower Lusatia (Lausitz), Germany. He was the eldest of five children born to pharmacis ... discuss

It has taken my entire life, but I have finally come to understand that we cannot judge people by only their words or actions.  People can do all the "right" things but for all the "wrong" reason ... discuss

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28 July AD 1750 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) is acknowledged as one of the most famous and gifted of all composers past and present in the entire western world. Orphaned at the age of ten, Bach ... discuss

The medal ceremony at the Olympics is a moment of rare pomp and ceremony in this informal age. The ceremonies represent both climax and catharsis, with athletes awarded the coveted gold, silver, and ... discuss

Dismissed Chief of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the FaithCardinal Müller steps outCardinal Müller makes his displeasure known: in Rome there is a "hypocritical papal devotion" and "cour ... discuss

Was he against it, before he was for it? Is he really against it now? The ordeal experienced last week by popular author Eugene Peterson was agonizing to observe, largely self-inflicted, and virtually ... discuss

16 July, Old Testament Ruth, the subject of the book bearing her name, is an inspiring example of God's grace. Although she was a Gentile, God made her the great-grandmother of King David (Ruth 4:17) ... discuss

12 July AD 1998 Bo Harald Giertz was born 31 August 1905 in Räpplinge, Borgholm, Öland (Kalmar), Sweden. He came from a prominent family and his father was a noted surgeon and head of one of Sweden ... discuss

This is Christian nonfiction. This book is a "spin-off" on the theology of an old-time Christian preacher named Jonathan Edwards. The author spreads out his content across ten chapters and ends wit ... discuss

27 June AD 444 Saint Cyril (ca. AD 376-444) became Patriarch of Alexandria, Egypt in 412. Throughout his career he defended a number of orthodox doctrines, among them the teaching that Mary, the moth ... discuss

The misnamed blog Public Orthodoxy, which spends most of its efforts attacking the tradition of the Orthodox Church, recently published an article by Mark Arey, "Submission, Sexism, and Head Coverings ... discuss

David McCullough once told of Teddy Roosevelt during his time in the Dakota Territory and before his arrival on the world scene. Two thieves who had been on something of a crime spree in the territory ... discuss

In 2011, Archdeacon John Chryssavgis wrote a review of Homosexuality in the Orthodox Church, by the openly homosexual Episcopalian priest Justin R. Cannon. This review was published in the  Saint ... discuss

And Stephen, full of grace and power, was doing great wonders and signs among the people. Then some of those who belonged to the synagogue of the Freedmen (as it was called), and of the Cyrenians, and ... discuss

To the utter consternation of the abortion rights movement, the issue simply will not go away. Decades after they thought they had put the matter to rest with the Roe v. Wade decision, America’s ... discuss

When all is said and done, there are as many tributes on Mother's Day as there are mothers worthy of the name. But if grit were considered a theological virtue, we might possibly be more assured of Mo ... discuss

This is just one of John MacArthurs's many books. For many years, he has written many books, all focused on teaching God's Word. He is a conference speaker. Since 1969, MacArthur has served as Pasto ... discuss

Getting Jesus Wrong may be one of the best titles I’ve seen in a while, and the book comes close to living up to its provocative name. The author is not well known, but his message deserves to ... discuss

A common assumption among critics of Christianity is that the New Testament was standardized after a long period of textual flux. Only by the fourth century A.D., it is argued, were the competing tex ... discuss

Question: "Is the story of the Entry of the Theotokos into the Temple historical?"There are many questions that we cannot answer as fully as we may wish, simply because we are limited in terms of the ... discuss

This past Sunday, I had the privilege of preaching at our church again. My text was Ezekiel 47:1-12 and the theme was living water. I had so much fun exploring the biblical theological theme of life-g ... discuss

“Did he or didn’t he? Did he step out of bounds or not?”  In the world of sports, such questions are settled with instant replay. The referees look at the video monitor and think a ... discuss

In my last two posts, I argued that  Erik Wielenberg fails to show that Godless Normative Robust Realism (GRNR) avoids some of the standard objections to the autonomy thesis. This brings me to Wielen ... discuss

In my last post I looked at Erik Wielenberg’s response to the objection that, in the absence of God, people lack compelling reasons to comply with morality’s demands.  A second objection Wie ... discuss

The autonomy thesis contends that there can be moral requirements to φ regardless of whether God commands, desires, or wills that people φ. In his monograph, Robust Ethics: The Metaphysics and Epist ... discuss

In a recently posted lecture on the topic of Fundamentalism, George Demacopoulos (hereafter "GD") fell into many of the same errors evident in his original article that began this discussion. He conti ... discuss

This book is a Good Friday devotion and reflections. The author goes through each of the seven things Jesus said on the cross, and builds his devotions and reflections upon them. Steven Furtick begi ... discuss

The publishing world sees very few books reach blockbuster status, but William Paul Young’s The Shack has now exceeded even that. The book, originally self-published by Young and two friends, ha ... discuss

This is a why-to book. IT's part memoir. It focuses on Jesus' concept of empowerment vs. the world's way. Goggin and Strobel start out with an Introduction to this book. The authors split this book ... discuss

Evangelical Christians have been especially attentive to worship in recent years, sparking a renaissance of thought and conversation on what worship really is and how it should be done. Even if this r ... discuss

Catholics can't agree on whether violence is an appropriate response to heresyFrom Saloon.com:Arius, leader of the anti-Homoousian Christology movement and advocate for the Father's divinity over the ... discuss

This post is the last of three in a series on Preaching in a Secular Age. With our cultural analysis behind us, I would like to consider the role of preaching in a secular age, particularly preaching ... discuss

This post is the second of three in a series on Preaching in a Secular Age. The previous post in this series examined Peter Berger’s explanation for the progress of secularization in the Western ... discuss

Francesco CangiamilaTranslated into French by Abbé Joseph Dinouart, 1766. Second French Edition.Originally published in Sicilian in 1745 and in Latin in 1758.In this day and age, the most salient iss ... discuss

When I look back over a year that had run its course, especially what I read for that year, I sometimes experience disappointment because I didn't read as much as I had wanted to. This year is one 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Just about every evangelical church has lay people positioned as elders and teachers, rarely with formal theological training. Obviously, formal training doesn’t necessarily make one a good teacher ... discuss

» 02/10/2010 12:57VATICANOne understands man’s value by contemplating how God accepted to suffer for him. A reflection that comes from the thought of Saint Anthony of Padua, the figure Benedict XVI ... discuss

Greetings to everyone in 2010!I've not been posting here on Jordan's View lately and I'm quite frustrated about that. But I can say that one of the reasons behind my lack of posting is very good news ... discuss

The CRIB's periodically fugacious ...Russell D. Moore at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary leads off his pro-life commentary with this ... Ross Douthat heroically engages the attempt to blame ... discuss

Ross Douthat's excellent take on the over-reaction to Brit Hume's altar call: The knee-jerk outrage that greeted Hume's remarks buried intelligent responses from Buddhists, who made arguments along t ... discuss

Al Mohler has written an excellent reflection on the topic of thanksgiving. He points out that "giving thanks is one of the most explicitly theological acts any human can contemplate." On Thanksgivi ... discuss

What’s in a name? The twaddle over Dr. Tiller’s nickname Tiller the Baby Killer has fermented into a brackish attack on conservatives who report in glaring detail on the issue of abortion ... discuss

Now that I am back to blogging, by God's grace, I would like to try to post something "new" every day. Here on Jordan's View my preference has been to offer fresh, original content, but I need to be ... discuss

Gary Gilley has provided a valuable service to all with his review of the bestselling novel "The Shack" by William P. Young. Analyzing the book's theological message, he demonstrates that while the t ... discuss

I usually discover that the Projo is off its rocker.  But here is an op ed piece that appeared in today’s printed version of the Projo that I agree with.  As a conservative, Glenn Beck con ... discuss

My son likes to ask questions--global warming, cigarettes, and God are his favorite topics.Today he asked, "How does God eat?"I said, "God doesn't eat."He said, "Why?"I said, "God doesn't need to eat. ... discuss

The Value of Human Life ConferenceInstitute of BioethicsFriday, October 23, 2009 - Sunday, October 25, 2009 Some philosophers hold that only some human beings have full moral worth and that human bei ... discuss

Newt Gingrich has eagerly embraced the role of political Catholic, taking on liberal Catholics and President ObamaBy Amy SullivanMonday, August 24, 2009Visitors to the Basilica of the National Shrine ... discuss

Matthew 18: 19Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded yo ... discuss

Courtesy of www.opensecrets.orgPublished by Michael Beckel on May 28, 2009U.S. presidents have long rewarded big campaign donors, fundraisers and other loyalists with ambassadorships, and Democratic P ... discuss

There's been a lot of press and discussion lately about the United States as a "post-Christian" nation.President Obama's phrase, "we are no longer just a Christian nation", spoken during a keynote add ... discuss

I've been hard at work editing the old introductory article to my "Arminian vs Reformed theology" series and getting ready to re-post the series. In the meantime, here's some things I've stumbled acr ... discuss

Back in November of 2006, I began writing a series examining Arminianism vs Calvinism (Reformed) theology. At the time, I had already become convinced that the Calvinistic position was the more bibli ... discuss

In 1949 the 'Fairness Doctrine' was introduced. By 1969 the ruling on Red Lion Broadcasting Co. v. FCC codified the Fairness Doctrine in American law. The doctrine demanded that radio broadcasters lo ... discuss

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski February 12, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The group Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good, whose primary goal is providing moral, political, and theological cover for support ... discuss

From The Times (London) Online:Does your Pepsi lack pep? Is your Coke not the real thing? India's Hindu nationalist movement apparently has the answer: a new soft drink made from cow urine.The bovine ... discuss




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