Daily Archives: March 13, 2018

“For Thomas Aquinas, God is not ‘separated’ from the world as a subsistent entity conceivable apart from his causal relationship to created beings”

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
Far from being a ‘supreme being’, a nameless deity beyond the world who is ultimately in charge of everything, God is maxime ens, who enjoys being in the highest possible degree. Such a reality must be…

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Exorcism and Healing in Early Christianity

Originally posted on Larry Hurtado's Blog:
On the weekend last I returned from a short (but very interesting) conference on “Healing and Exorcism in Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity,” held in Orebro School of Theology (Orebro, Sweden).  The…

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Book Write-Up: A Light on a Hill, by Connilyn Cossette

Connilyn Cossette.  A Light on a Hill.  Bethany House, 2018.  See here to buy the book. A Light on a Hill is the first book of Connilyn Cossette’s “Cities of Refuge” series.  The Israelite cities of refuge are discussed in … Continue reading

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Terrien-the suppression of Prisca

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
During this new phase of the history of the church (A.D. 65-96), the position of womanhood was theologically and ethically altered.  The ambiguities entertained be the second generation of Christian leaders hardened into a male one-sidedness,…

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