Finally, something worth writing about occurred in class today. Yes, a notable discussion in my parables lecture/class. As I’ve said before, above everything else, the primary message on the Gospel letters is the Kingdom of God. This doesn’t change as you examine the parables; the backdrop of the parables is the Kingdom. They inform us [...]
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I’m impressed with Abraham Heschel talk here on culture, religion, man and God. This interview is loaded with both captivating and inspiring thoughts. There’s four parts on youtube but only three of them actually show Dr Heschel talking. The entire interview runs about 55 minutes, and I’d love to get my hands a copy. Is [...]
As already mentioned, I’m reading N.T Wright’s book titled “The Resurrection of The Son of God.” I’m pretty convinced most Christians still haven’t heard of Wright, which is slowly changing, thanks to some in the reformed Christian camps.
The section is titled “Blessed (and Disembodied) Immortality He opens with the differences in Judaism at the time of Jesus and later, Paul. The reality is, after Alexander the Great changed the game: cultural, social and political structures. Even ”faithful“ Jews that resisted assimilation still found themselves within Hellenistic Judaism. ”By the time of the [...]
Here’s a interesting read from the Telegraph: God is not the Creator, claims academic I wrote this on my Facebook wall: Yeah, this is interesting and that’s the point of new interpretations and conclusions in the academic arena, getting heard or being published is about something something new and different. The other problem, it’s hard [...]
Minimalist blogs are to blame. But what would it look like if we tried to put theology, christian worldview and christian living into a minimalist framework. For minimalists, it’s only about the essentials or “bare essentials.” Scholars say Christianity has become about “theological purity.” What do you think? Is Christianity about a specific set of [...]
Just a few observations from the last assessment gathering. They’re not trying to make life harder on us, instead, we should think of these meetings as vital for ones development. I’m not buying it. The intention or motive might be genuine but the framework and approach is just flat out misplaced, which is- at least [...]
Oh yeah, when this man speaks, don’t ya just wanna listen. I do.