Monthly Archives: July 2018

Presuppositional Apologetics: One Helpful Approach among Many

Originally posted on Reflections:
Apologetics is that branch of theology that seeks to provide a reasoned defense of historic Christianity. Through the centuries, Christian thinkers have given consideration to different models or modes for defending the truth of the faith. Thus,…

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Book Write-Up: Conformed to the Image of His Son, by Haley Goranson Jacob

Haley Goranson Jacob.  Conformed to the Image of His Son: Reconsidering Paul’s Theology of Glory in Romans.  IVP Academic, 2018.  See here to purchase the book. Haley Goranson Jacob teaches theology at Whitworth University.  This book, Conformed to the Image … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Revelation and the Antichrist, by William Edward Dewberry

William Edward Dewberry.  Revelation and the Antichrist: A Commentary.  WestBow Press, 2012.  See here to buy the book. William Edward Dewberry was a data communications technician at AT&T and is currently retired.  This book, Revelation and the Antichrist, is a … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The Relationship Between Climate And Civilization

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
Before our highly politicized times, it was once imagined that the weather was a safe topic of conversation [1].  Obviously that is no longer the case.  The fault for this extends in at least…

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Review: Faith Across the Multiverse

Originally posted on Bob on Books:
Faith Across the Multiverse: Parables from Modern Science, Andy Walsh. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2018. Summary: Explores how science, particularly math, physics, biology, and computer science, might illuminate one’s understanding of the Bible and…

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Church Write-Up: Sidetracked, I John 2:18-3:3, Plagues and Those Wanting a Republican Pastor

Here are some items for this week’s Church Write-Up: A.  At the LCMS church, the pastor preached about Mark 6:45-56.  The disciples were in a boat out in the sea, and the wind was especially strong, so strong that they … Continue reading

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Two Perspectives on Women in the Gospel Resurrection Narratives

A Christian apologetic argument is that the Gospels’ resurrection narratives are historically accurate because they depict women as the first witnesses to the risen Jesus.  According to this argument, the authors of the narratives would not have made that up … Continue reading

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Primary Jewish and Christian Sources Online

Originally posted on The Jesus Memoirs:
We concluded the posts this month with a look at a few “apocryphal” Gospels. The word connotes writings that are “secret” or “hidden”, but there is no reason why these texts should be hidden…

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The Scripture Principle: The Word’s Reality and its Generation of Passion — The Evangelical Calvinist

Karl Barth was a theologian who understood the most important thing about theology; he understood that if the theologian is going to speak about God, that he or she will only be able to do that after God has spoken … Continue reading

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Current Events Write-Up:7/28/2018

The Nation: “An Audacious Proposal for a US-North Korean Alliance,” by Tom Shorrock I am not entirely clear what this article is recommending, but I still find it interesting.  This is the third article in The Nation that I have … Continue reading

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