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 Theology

Articles focused on the beliefs, values, customs, traditions and practices of Jews and Christians
 

Nov 30, 2022

Christ the King

“Sir, you are quite simply insane. We know exactly what holds our universe together; it is electromagnetism, gravity, and the strong force…not Christ.”

Christ the King

Nov 30, 2022

Job vs. James, Rex

“God is good because he’s good, not just because he’s God.”

Job vs. James, Rex

Oct 15, 2022

Faith, Hope, and Love

This excerpt from the writings of St. Paul is among the best-known passages in Judeo-Christian scripture. But what does it really mean?

Faith, Hope, and Love

Oct 15, 2022

What Did John See?

The Bible doesn’t tell us what John saw, but it does tell us that the breaking of the seventh seal was followed by half an hour of total silence. Why?

What Did John See?

Oct 15, 2022

Bible Read Backwards

What would happen if we read the Old Testament in reverse order? From back to front. What if we began with Malachi and ended with Genesis?

Bible Read Backwards

Oct 15, 2022

A Theory of Everything (TOE)

Thirty years after the death of Jesus…St. Paul quoted an already ancient Christology…a TOE.

A Theory of Everything (TOE)

Sep 1, 2022

Corinthians

How is it that God can perform the miracle of Incarnation? Or to put it more accurately, how is it that God is the miracle of Incarnation.

Corinthians

Sep 1, 2022

The Finals Psalms

Ultimately, the Kingdom of Heaven is the transfiguration of the historical realm into the eternal realm, according to God’s values.

The Finals Psalms

Jul 13, 2022

Competing Creeds

Suppose we were to express our generation's secular worldview as a 'creed,' how would it read?

Competing Creeds

Jul 13, 2022

The Great Commandment

“The second is like it…” Really? The second is like it? Like it? At first glance, this seems ridiculous. The two verses don’t look alike at all. One concerns our relationship with God, the Almighty, the creator of heaven and earth; the other concerns our relationship with the jerk down the street who doesn’t mow his lawn and plays his music loud on Saturday nights.

The Great Commandment

May 29, 2022

The Riddle of Job

If I do my job in this essay, you may become a modern-day version of Coleridge’s Ancient Mariner, who “stoppeth one of three." You’ll be spreading the truth about Job to anyone who’ll listen.

The Riddle of Job

May 29, 2022

Christology 101

Why is this Christological formulation so important for the development of Christian theology?

Christology 101