GRACE, HISTORY, and CHRIST

“The only really absolute mysteries in Christianity are the self-communication of God in the depths of existence, which we call GRACE, and in HISTORY we call CHRIST.” – Karl Rahner, SJ As I fed the birds this morning four enormous rabbits showed up and ate with the birds side by side, no fear of each […]

Read more "GRACE, HISTORY, and CHRIST"

The Patristic Rather than the Protestant, Calvin: Calvin’s Doctrine of Theosis and Ontological Salvation in Con-versation With Irenaeus — The Evangelical Calvinist

It might be said that John Calvin was something of a theologian born out of time. When you read him, particularly the French version of his Institutes of the Christian Religion, what you will find is someone who sounds more like a Patristic theologian more than one who worked in and post late medieval theology. […]

via The Patristic Rather than the Protestant, Calvin: Calvin’s Doctrine of Theosis and Ontological Salvation in Con-versation With Irenaeus — The Evangelical Calvinist

Read more "The Patristic Rather than the Protestant, Calvin: Calvin’s Doctrine of Theosis and Ontological Salvation in Con-versation With Irenaeus — The Evangelical Calvinist"

How the Mental Health Community Is Bracing for the Impact of Climate Change – Rolling Stone — The Indian Perspective

How the Mental Health Community Is Bracing for the Impact of Climate Change Rolling Stone When San Francisco broke heat records in 2017, with 106-degree temperatures in September, psychiatrist Robin Cooper didn’t hear until after the fact that one … from “”mental health” OR “mental disorder” OR “psychiatry” OR “mental illness” OR “psychiatrist” OR “psychotherapist” OR […]

via How the Mental Health Community Is Bracing for the Impact of Climate Change – Rolling Stone — The Indian Perspective

Read more "How the Mental Health Community Is Bracing for the Impact of Climate Change – Rolling Stone — The Indian Perspective"

Real Presence vs Really Real Presence: Calvin and Luther on the Supper — Eclectic Orthodoxy

by Phillip Cary, Ph.D. Is Christ’s body objectively present in the sacrament, according to John Calvin? Unfortu­nately, that depends on what you mean by “objective,” which is a slippery and ambiguous word with no exact equivalent in the 16th-century discussion. (The word did not begin to acquire its current range of meanings until the writings […]

via Real Presence vs Really Real Presence: Calvin and Luther on the Supper — Eclectic Orthodoxy

Read more "Real Presence vs Really Real Presence: Calvin and Luther on the Supper — Eclectic Orthodoxy"

The Patristic Rather than the Protestant, Calvin: Calvin’s Doctrine of Theosis and Ontological Salvation in Con-versation With Irenaeus — The Evangelical Calvinist

It might be said that John Calvin was something of a theologian born out of time. When you read him, particularly the French version of his Institutes of the Christian Religion, what you will find is someone who sounds more like a Patristic theologian more than one who worked in and post late medieval theology. […]

via The Patristic Rather than the Protestant, Calvin: Calvin’s Doctrine of Theosis and Ontological Salvation in Con-versation With Irenaeus — The Evangelical Calvinist

Read more "The Patristic Rather than the Protestant, Calvin: Calvin’s Doctrine of Theosis and Ontological Salvation in Con-versation With Irenaeus — The Evangelical Calvinist"

Seminarians

As we come to the close of another academic year, and just a few months away from the start of another, the question comes to my mind:  How do we as non-clerical and clerical people of God, understand our 3R’s; Roles, Responsibilities, and Relationships to seminary education? What do we or can we do to […]

Read more "Seminarians"