Tag Archives: Theology

The Curiosity Index (16.05.2018)

John Newton’s Advice on Family Worship It’s good advice. The biblical gospels were all originally anonymous? How historically plausible is that? Not very plausible. Why Is Theology Important? Is Jesus Enough? Why Is Theology Important? Is Jesus Enough? from The Gospel Coalition on Vimeo. The Best

The Curiosity Index (13.04.2018)

The Women of T4G I don’t really know anything about T4G, I’m not following it or watching it or to be honest all that interested, but this by Melissa Edginton showed up in my RSS feed (which by the way is how you should get

Nine signals of progressive Christianity

Scot McKnight interacts a little with Roger Olson’s attempt to identify markers of progressive Christianity. You should read the whole thing but here they are in condensed form: Doctrines are talked about only as historical relics, not as living realities to be protected and defended An abandonment

The Curiosity Index (08.02.2018)

How not to be lukewarm, from your persecuted family One of the biggest threats to the church in the west is that lukewarm attitude. This is addressed in the Bible, where Jesus says, “I will spit you out of my mouth” (Rev 3:16). A lukewarm

The Curiosity Index (30.11.2017)

Art story of the day I did not know this, but I think it’s great. How Skilled Copyists Leave the Louvre with a Masterpiece Every Year Rebuke of the day This one is actually from a couple of weeks back, but as the story is still

Is atoning sacrifice absent in Paul’s scheme of salvation?

I’ve recently been working on digitizing most of my papers and files from university days and stumbled across a few interesting finds. One of those was this feisty article by Bradley H McLean. McLean opens with the acknowledgement that ‘Christ’s death constitutes the theological centre of gravity

He was and is and is to come

My friend Stef Liston with his friend Dan need your help. Here’s what it’s for: Here’s a couple of commendations, although I think it speaks for itself: “This glorious poem will stir your imagination, taking you on a journey you would never have taken, filling your

History, Eschatology and Community in the Lord’s Supper

In the entry on the Lord’s Supper in Roger Olson’s A-Z of Evangelical Theology he mentions Stanley Grenz’s attempt to ‘breathe new life into evangelical celebration of the Lord’s Supper.’ Grenz emphasized three elements history, eschatology and community. For him, the ordinance has three distinct orientations by