We continue our reflective journey along the Way of the Cross with stations 7 and 8 (Jesus falls a second time and Jesus speaks to the women of Jerusalem)
The irony which the Philip North controversy has exposed is that it is the so-called liberals who are the ones clinging to orthodoxy and tradition, and the so-called traditionalists who are appealing to liberal principles of freedom, toleration, and equal respect
Continuing through Judges with the story of Sampson, verses 13-16
Again and again we find ourselves as subjects addressing God as an object, a separate being – one whom we seek, appeal to, and praise. We ask this divine being to respond, to have mercy, to grant, to forgive, to act, just as we would ask another person to do the same. “We” speak to a God who is not “us,” but something else, whether we think of God as the one in whom we live and move and have our being, or as something impossibly far away. In other words, we think dualistically.
by George Clifford The theological term conversion has sufficiently troubled me that I have avoided using it for…
In baptism we promise to resist evil, but how do we know evil in our life and how do we best resist it? Here’s our top ten ways for resisting evil.
In this episode we continue on the Way of the Cross with stations 5 and 6 – “The Cross is laid on Simon of Cyrene” and “A woman wipes the face of Jesus”
The Atlantic has a new article titled “Breaking Faith” which argues that the decline in religious participation, rather than leading to lessening of the “culture wars,” has instead made possible a much more vicious cultural struggle rooted in race and tribal affiliation with little common ground on which to build reconciliation and renewal.
Among the books in the Bexley Hall Collection are early Bibles and Books of Common Prayer, early printings of works by Erasmus; and works of theology, philosophy, and travel. The collection includes over 25 sixteenth-century imprints and books from the presses of distinguished early printers such as Plantin, Elzevir, and Froben.
It’s all about the Enneagram in this episode, featuring our interview with Ian Morgan Cron, author of Chasing Francis and The Road Back to You.
In this episode we’re looking at conversion and we welcome our first ever guest, Dr Duane Miller, to talk about his research and new book on Muslim conversions to Christianity; Living Among the Breakage: Contextual Theology-Making and ex-Muslim Christians.