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Four Hundred Texts on Love (Fourth Century) 10

18. If ‘love is long-suffering and kind’ (1 Cor. 13:4), a man who is fainthearted in the face of his afflictions and who therefore behaves wickedly towards those who have offended him, and stops loving them, surely lapses from the purpose of divine providence. Indeed. Yet love is hard, especially toward those who are afflicting […]

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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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On the Incarnation of the Word 52 – United In Peace

I’ve spent no small amount of time reflecting on the Christianity Athanasius describes in today’s section of his treatise. The things he takes for granted are more difficult to see among Christians today. Who then is He that has done this, or who is He that has united in peace men that hated one another, […]

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Sola Scriptura 3 – Authority

Authority is a difficult and complex concept and I recognize I can’t begin to plumb its depths in today’s short post. But this feeds an important stream in the deconstruction of the philosophical idea of sola scriptura. So I can’t simply ignore it in the context of this series. My own cultural shaping has been […]

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