Category Archives: Holy Spirit

Spirit and Scripture

Perhaps the most neglected and disputed aspect of Christian faith is the person and role of the Holy Spirit. We (most of us anyway) will recite the Apostle’s Creed with sincerity and affirm a Trinitarian doctrine of God as Father, … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Life

The fifth chapter of The Spirit in Creation and New Creation: Science and Theology in Western and Orthodox Realms is by Jürgen Moltmann. I’ve heard a great deal about Moltmann over the last several years, but this is the first … Continue reading

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The Benefit of a Spirit-Breathed Perspective

In the third chapter of The Spirit in Creation and New Creation: Science and Theology in Western and Orthodox Realms Jeff Schloss, Professor of Biology at Westmont College in Santa Barbara CA, reflects on the role that Spirit played in … Continue reading

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The Spirit of God in Evolutionary History

The second chapter in The Spirit in Creation and New Creation: Science and Theology in Western and Orthodox Realms was written by Denis Alexander, a molecular biologist, the emeritus director of the The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion in … Continue reading

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The Spirit in Creation

With a post last Thursday, Spirit or Scripture?, I began a series to explore the nature and action of the Holy Spirit in the Church and in the world. Although a focus on the Holy Spirit and gifts of the … Continue reading

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Spirit or Scripture?

Perhaps the most neglected and disputed aspect of Christian faith is the person and role of the Holy Spirit. We (most of us anyway) will recite the Apostle’s Creed with sincerity and affirm a Trinitarian doctrine of God as Father, … Continue reading

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The Divine Dance

Orthodox Christianity as affirmed in the historic creeds is at its heart Trinitarian -there is one God existing in three persons. But what does this mean — and why is it important? Certainly the Trinity is a tough concept to … Continue reading

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Is It All Imagination?

This post today finishes up our series on God and the Cosmos: Divine Activity in Space, Time, and History by Harry Lee Poe and Jimmy H. Davis. The eighth chapter of the book looks at the involvement of God in … Continue reading

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The Age of the Spirit – Sacrament and Mission

We are moving from an age of belief to an age of the Spirit. We are open to the Spirit and pray for the work and power of the Spirit. An Age of the Spirit doesn’t mean laissez faire anything … Continue reading

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Faith and the Future 4

Today’s post wraps up our brief series on Harvey Cox’s new book The Future of Faith. The last several chapters of the book, and in fact various passages throughout the book,  present some of Cox’s thoughts on the future of … Continue reading

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