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Archive for the ‘Theology’ Category

Musings

June 6, 2014

Compadres Blog Tour I am part of a Facebook group called Compadres and this summer we are doing a blog tour. Each week a few of us will post on something from the life of Jesus. I will post the links here so you can follow along. Jeremy Schopper is the first one to post. […]

Musings

September 2, 2013

To Beard or Not to Beard The good folks over at Christianity Today have put together an interesting and often funny timeline on Christian beliefs concerning facial hair. It is amazing, and sometimes sad, that this is all true. It is hard to believe that throughout the years of Christian history church has sometimes taken […]

Musings

August 2, 2013

After taking the month of July off from Musings it is now back. Here is your weekly dose of links and other things I have found interesting this week. Hauerwas on War and Politics Stanley Hauerwas, one of America’s greatest theologians, is never dull. Some may view his statements as controversial, but Hauerwas is always […]

David Lipscomb’s Theology of the Kingdom

July 22, 2013

On November 13, 1862 David Lipscomb met with Tolbert Fanning, E. G. Sewell, R. B. Trimble and several other men to discuss how Christians should respond to the Civil War. What came out of that meeting was a letter written by Fanning but containing the beliefs of all the men present.(1) The letter was addressed to “his excellency […]

Musings

May 24, 2013

Think Before You Speak Shane Alexander does a great job of calling all ministers to think before they speak in the midst of a tragedy. This kind of thing happens all the time. Just this week I was listening to a pastor being interviewed whose church was right next to the elementary school that was […]

A Review of “Reading the Gospels Wisely” by Jonathan T. Pennington

May 8, 2013

In Reading the Gospels Wisely: A Narrative and Theological Introduction Jonathan T. Pennington sets out to make the case for the importance of the Gospels in Christianity. He wants readers to understand the history of how the Gospels have been interpreted and he suggests ways for moving forward. He believes it is important that the Gospels be seen as […]

iPod, Youtube, Wii Play

March 22, 2013

Check out my review of iPod, Youtube, Wii Play: Theological Engagements with Entertainment http://erb.kingdomnow.org/d-brent-laytham-ipod-youtube-wiiplay-feature-review/

A Prayer by Karl Barth

February 20, 2013

  Karl Barth was one of the greatest theologians of the 20th century. The following is a prayer from the conclusion of a sermon he preached to prisoners in Basel, Switzerland. O Lord, our God! Thou art great, exalted and holy above us and above all men. This is thy glory that thou dost not […]

Alister McGrath On Loving God With Our Mind

August 15, 2012

Here is a lecture Dr. Alister McGrath gave at Lanier Theological Library entitled The Lord Is My Light: How the Christian Faith Makes Sense Of Things. I especially like how Dr. McGrath describes theology as “all of us reading Scripture together.” I hope you enjoy.

A Community of Memory

July 23, 2012

The following is a quote from Walter Brueggemann’s commentary on Exodus 13:1-16 found in The New Interpreter’s Bible. “The biblical community of faith is a community of memory, working at its precious identity in a culture devoted to amnesia. The market forces that encourage a consumer consciousness are largely controlled by ideology that wants to abandon […]

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