Monthly Archives: May 2019

Intellectual Humility is a Virtue

Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. James 3:13 Several years ago I posted on a short book by Josh Reeves and … Continue reading

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A Western Religion?

Doesn’t Christianity crush diversity? Isn’t it another example of Western imperialism? Rebecca McLaughlin, Confronting Christianity: 12 Hard Questions for the World’s Largest Religion, suggests that we’ve got it backwards. Christianity isn’t a Western religion at all. “Christianity dominated Europe for … Continue reading

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Foundations and Faith

I am reading through Walter Moberly’s recent book, The Bible in a Disenchanted Age: The Enduring Possibility of Christian Faith. Chapter 3 presents the bulk of his argument for the Bible as a privileged set of writings, through the Spirit … Continue reading

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Confronting Christianity

It is all over the news – well occasionally anyway. Religion is in a decline with a significant increase in the number of people claiming no religion. The change is particularly significant among younger adults. Some applaud this trend as … Continue reading

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Approaching the Bible as …

Walter Moberly, The Bible in a Disenchanted Age, proposes three approaches to reading the Bible. As Christians we read the Bible through eyes of faith, to know God. But the Bible remains a subject for significant study in the secular … Continue reading

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More on Reading the Bible

The Bible is the central document of the Christian faith. It is, we believe, more than just another ancient text. It is more than a human record of the past. It is also less than perfectly clear. This isn’t some … Continue reading

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Disappointment with God?

There is a new resource from BioLogos – a series of podcasts providing the opportunity for longer conversations on a range of issue. You can find them on the BioLogos site here and/or subscribe through a variety of services including … Continue reading

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