I have been thinking quite a lot lately about whether I am, and we are, as serious also about the importance of each word and phrase handed down in these ancient Christian creeds.
The more I study both Church History and current trends, the more unusual, superficial, and disproportionate the ideal of Christian Unity as it’s been presented in my experience seems.
A recurring theme of Gavin Ortlund’s ‘Finding the Right Hills to Die On’ is the effect of doctrinal concerns. Not principally theological, but practical questions are asked here.
In Western civilization and American culture, the wisdom of Proverbs 18:17 is central to our understanding of free speech and due process, not to mention critical thinking skills.
Free speech to the Left, inside and outside the American Church, means that they are free to say what they will, and anyone who says otherwise is being divisive and should be silenced.
The kinds of comments left thus far on the last episode are the whole of atheism – condescending, and ridiculing and oversimplifications, strawmen, and aspersions.
There are two kinds of atheism. The first scientific, the latter moral. Both kinds share a common thread, man sitting in judgment over whether God is in the right.
If you want to understand the American Civil War better, read Mark A. Noll’s book – The Civil War as a Theological Crisis. In it you will find that before the question of slavery was a political or military question to be answered on the battlefield, it was a theological question. How we read and interpret…