Monthly Archives: July 2019

Church Write-Up: “…in God the Father Almighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth…”

Last Sunday, the pastor continued his series on the Apostles’ Creed. Here are some items. A. The pastor has recently been to Alaska, and he talked about his experience seeing a moose. There are aspects of creation that intrigue and … Continue reading

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Kamala Harris might be surging – but her record will soon catch up with her

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Book Write-Up: All Things New, by Brian J. Tabb

Brian J. Tabb. All Things New: Revelation as Canonical Scripture. Apollos/IVP Academic, 2019. See here to purchase the book. Brian J. Tabb teaches biblical studies at Bethlehem College and Seminary and edits the online journal Themelios. As the title indicates, … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: “I Believe”

At church last Sunday, the pastor began a series on the Apostles’ Creed. The topic in his sermon was “I believe.” Here are some items, drawn from his sermon: A. The creed was developed so that Christians throughout the world … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Canon of Scripture, by F.F. Bruce

F.F. Bruce. The Canon of Scripture. IVP Academic, 1988. See here to purchase the book. F.F. Bruce was a renowned evangelical biblical scholar. As the title indicates, this book, originally published in 1988, is about the canon of Scripture: which … Continue reading

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Atheist Incredulity and Eyewitness Testimony — Deeper Waters

How should we handle eyewitness testimony? Let’s plunge into the Deeper Waters and find out. Earlier this week I wrote a piece on atheist incredulity. In response, I got asked a question about eyewitness accounts of things like UFOs. Should … Continue reading

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Post-Progressive Christianity: Part 2, Reconstruction — Experimental Theology

The label “progressive Christianity” is vague. I hope to offer some clarity regarding that label as this series goes on. Today gets started on that work. 917 more words via Post-Progressive Christianity: Part 2, Reconstruction — Experimental Theology

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Post-Progressive Christianity: Part 3, Church — Experimental Theology

As I mentioned in my last post, progressive Christianity is associated with progressive politics and social justice activism. This impulse is rooted in the Old and New Testament prophetic traditions. 529 more words via Post-Progressive Christianity: Part 3, Church — Experimental … Continue reading

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Post-Progressive Christianity: Part 4, The Bible — Experimental Theology

As I described in Part 2, progressive Christians have a fraught relationship with the Bible. During the post-evangelical season of deconstruction the Bible looms large as a faith challenge. 440 more words via Post-Progressive Christianity: Part 4, The Bible — Experimental … Continue reading

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When faith fades — Triablogue

Wesley Huff: A number of years ago I was participating in an event at a church. It was a beautiful July evening and after my talk in the cool of the foyer as I watched the sun descend into vivid … Continue reading

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