Daily Archives: 3 Jul 2018

Twitter Theology that Makes Me Sigh

It sounds right, but it attributes to a book (a collection of books) that which in fact only the Holy Spirit of God can achieve.  To be sure, the Spirit uses Scripture, but it is an instrument, and nothing more. … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

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The Early Karl Barth: Historical Contexts and Intellectual Formation 1905–1935

Paul Silas Peterson presents Karl Barth (1886–1968) in his sociopolitical, cultural, ecclesial and theological contexts from 1905 to 1935. The time period begins in 1905, as Barth began to prepare for a speech on the “social question” (which he held … Continue reading

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Luther- The Mirror into Which Too Many Gaze and See their Own Puckered Reflection

Anti-semites claim Luther, misogynists claim Luther, and Luther’s enemies focus on decontextualized sayings. Poor Luther.  He’s far too often the mirror into which too many gaze only to see their own distorted and evil selves. Let Luther be Luther- not … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

I guess when your son is tied up in illegal dealings with sketchy and criminal types, it’s easy to do the bidding of his overlords and step down for no other reason than pleasing them…

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