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Ancient Texts 3 – Scribes

There are a lot of modern misconceptions about the nature of the content of ancient texts. For instance, I’ve seen depictions of St. Paul or a Gospel writer hunched over a table writing by candlelight. That’s almost certainly not how the texts were developed. In fact, Luke/Acts are probably the only two New Testament texts […]

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Evangelical Is Not Enough 10

The tenth and final chapter of Thomas Howard’s book, Envoi, stresses that all Christians engaged in this discussion are, or should be allies, and not enemies. While some embrace modern Christian divisions and pluralism (unfortunately including my own SBC denomination as illustrated in a recent issue of the SBTC Texan), most Christians recognize the wrongness […]

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For the Life of the World 33

The series now moves to sections 2-3 of the seventh chapter of For the Life of the World. Here again is the link to Deacon Michael Hyatt’s  podcast on chapter seven. For the Life of the World: Part Fourteen The second tendency consists in the acceptance of secularism. According to the ideologists of a “nonreligious” […]

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For the Life of the World 32

The series now moves to section 1 of the seventh chapter of For the Life of the World. Here again is the link to Deacon Michael Hyatt’s  podcast on chapter seven. For the Life of the World: Part Fourteen Whatever the achievements of the Christian mission in the past, today we must honestly face a […]

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For the Life of the World 31

The series continues with the seventh chapter of For the Life of the World. Here is the link to Deacon Michael Hyatt’s  podcast on chapter seven. For the Life of the World: Part Fourteen This final chapter of the book, And Ye Are Witnesses of These Things, focuses on the Church as mission and how […]

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For the Life of the World 30

The series continues in section 3 of the sixth chapter of For the Life of the World. Here again is the link to Deacon Michael Hyatt’s  podcast on chapter six. For the Life of the World: Part Thirteen The beginning of this victory is Christ’s death. Those opening words to this section capture the paradoxical […]

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For the Life of the World 29

The series continues in section 2 of the sixth chapter of For the Life of the World. Here again is the link to Deacon Michael Hyatt’s  podcast on chapter six. For the Life of the World: Part Thirteen Before death, however, there is dying: the growth of death in us by physical decay and illness. […]

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For the Life of the World 28

The series continues in section 1 of the sixth chapter of For the Life of the World. Here again is the link to Deacon Michael Hyatt’s  podcast on chapter six. For the Life of the World: Part Thirteen Christianity, with its message offering fullness of life, has contributed more than anything else to the liberation […]

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For the Life of the World 27

The series now moves onto section 1 of the sixth chapter of For the Life of the World. Here again is the link to Deacon Michael Hyatt’s  podcast on chapter six. For the Life of the World: Part Thirteen We live today in a death-denying culture. This is clearly seen in the unobtrusive appearance of […]

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For the Life of the World 26

The series now continues with the sixth chapter of For the Life of the World. Here is the link to Deacon Michael Hyatt’s  podcast on chapter six. For the Life of the World: Part Thirteen In this chapter, Fr. Schmemann weaves a look at the way our culture approaches life, death, and health in and […]

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