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Tag Archives: Religion
Harvey Cox. Religion in the Secular City: Toward a Postmodern Theology. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984. In Religion in the Secular City, theologian Harvey Cox critiques modernity and reflects on the future of religion. He looks closely at religious … Continue reading
James A. Sanders. Canon and Community: A Guide to Canonical Criticism. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1984. I stumbled upon this book when I went home over a year ago for my sister’s wedding. I was looking through the closet of my … Continue reading
My church had some interesting discussions last night at our Bible study. We’re still going through our study on the Gospel of Luke. I’ll use as my starting-point a question on page 35 of the curriculum that we are using, … Continue reading
I’ve decided to get back into reading about religious studies and theology. It’s not that I ever stopped doing that, per se, but I’ve been reading materials for my dissertation. I’d like to expand my knowledge about religious studies and … Continue reading
At Bible study last night, one verse that got quoted was Luke 10:21: “In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the … Continue reading
The theme at church this morning was repentance and forgiveness. I’m not always sure how to respond to that particular theme. I’m told that I need to believe in Jesus to be saved. Do I truly believe in Jesus? How … Continue reading
In the past, I have fasted on the Day of Atonement, since I grew up in a version of Christianity in which people did so. For the past two years, however, I have not. And I am not fasting today. … Continue reading
My church started a new Bible study last night. We’re going through Luke: Gospel of Reassurance, with Michael Card. The main theme last night was who Luke was and how that influenced his writing of his Gospel. Luke was a … Continue reading
On page 287 of Verus Israel (translated into the English by H. McKeating), Marcel Simon talks about how ancient Christians distinguished Jewish baptism from Christian baptism: “Sometime when they use the word baptism they are thinking of the regular ablutions, … Continue reading