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Orthodoxy Can Be Boring

Too much of our orthodoxy is correct and sound, but like words without a tune, it does not glow and burn; it does not stir the heart; it has lost its ...

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The Nature of True Religion

Though trained to be logical and rational, Jonathan Edwards insisted that true religion is primarily rooted in the affections, not in reason. He wrote ...

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Helpful Heretics

Heretics often provided a great service to the church. For example, Marcion rejected the Old Testament and the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and John, thus ...

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Of Scientists and Theologians

The scientist will find in theology a unifying principal more fundamental than the grandest unified field theory. The theologian will encounter in science's ...

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Wrongfully Interpreting Scripture

A new and forced exposition which no reader dreameth of till it be put into his head, is usually to be suspected, lest art deceive us.

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My Bible Says ...

A phrase I wouldn't mind expunging from any theological debate between Christians: "My Bible says that. ..." As if those on the other side ...

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Time to Pray

We have had instruction until we are hardened; it is now time for us to pray.

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Humbled Theology

I propose that theologians write theology from the standpoint of the mother in Bombay (or Pittsburgh) whose child has just starved to death. She would ...

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Don't Speak Too Soon

Would-be theologians ... must be on their guard lest by beginning too soon to preach they rather chatter themselves into Christianity than live themselves ...

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