Daily Archives: July 10, 2018

Jacob’s dream at Bethel

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
Here is the situation I am in right now. A couple weeks ago I filled in for a pastor who was ill. In the meantime that pastor has very unexpectedly died. So now I am asked…

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The Economy Of Galilee During Jesus’ Day: A Case Study In Historiography

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
Earlier today I read an article on the economy of Galilee during Jesus’ time, and I thought the article was particularly thoughtful in examining the question of how we view historical places and times…

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The Parody of Light in Marx’s Theology: How Marx’s Leisure Displaces the Sabbath-Rest of the Living God — The Evangelical Calvinist

I am continuing to read Terry Eagleton’s book Why Marx Was Right, he offers some interesting commentary on what Marx believed the ideal of a communist system ought to lead to: leisure. Not that leisure would come from being lazy … Continue reading

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Not All Modern Theology Fits the Socinian Mode Contra Post Reformed orthodox Impulses — The Evangelical Calvinist

In some ways I think the following represents the battle that Protestant orthodox, so called, see themselves in. There isn’t a one-for-one correspondence, per se, between the combatants, but I think the corollary, by way of ethos, is present enough … Continue reading

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Bethel, the Forgotten God of Israel

Originally posted on Is That in the Bible?:
Few literary sources about the early religion of Israel are available to us. There is the Old Testament of course, and although many of its stories and traditions are old, the text…

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Book Review: Discipleship

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
Discipleship:  What It Truly Means To Be A Christian–Collected Insights From A.W. Tozer [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone who…

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