Daily Archives: July 27, 2009

Water Baptism: A Magic Bullet?

Johannes Quasten, Patrology, vol. III: The Golden Age of Patristic Literature (Westminster: Christian Classics, 1990) 374. Cyril of Jerusalem was a Christian thinker of the fourth century C.E. He states regarding water baptism: Do not think of the font as … Continue reading

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“Lukewarm”: A Discussion

In Revelation 3:15-22, Jesus says the following to the church at Laodicea: “I know your works; you are neither cold nor hot. I wish that you were either cold or hot. So, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor … Continue reading

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More on Virtue

I want to add some things to my last post, Stoics on the Unity of Virtue. 1. I presented James (of the New Testament) as a perfectionist who says that we need to be perfect to deserve the label of … Continue reading

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