Read more "Remembering Thomas Merton’s visit to Alaska — The Inside Passage “The question isn’t “ Have you found God?” The question is, “Are you seeking God?"
By: Deacon Charles Rohrbacher December 10th marks the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Thomas Merton in a tragic accident while attending a monastic conference in Bangkok in 1968. Two months prior to his trip to Asia, Merton visited Alaska and the Diocese of Juneau. His visit to southeast Alaska is confirmed by a journal […]
Read more "Karl Barth is a Better Resource for Evangelicals Than Protestant Orthodoxy: Some Personal Miscellanies — The Evangelical Calvinist"
I wanted to write a post on Karl Barth, off the top; which I like to do every now and then. Karl Barth for the evangelical has been a balm; at least for this evangelical. Some say that Barth, at least socio-politically, is more radical and progressive than many of us evangelicals; and this may […]
Read more "TOWARDS A THEOLOGY OF COMICS by Nick Xylas — ORTHODOXY IN DIALOGUE"
This article takes its place in our Faith & the Arts series. ~ I had been hesitant to write anything for Orthodoxy in Dialogue. I’m aware that its editorial staff and target audience are people with, or studying for, doctorates, while my highest level of educational achievement is a 2-year degree in data processing from […]
Last month, the conservative Reformed theologian Douglas Wilson wrote a blog post entitled, “Those BioLogos Unbelievers.” I was made aware of it when someone shared it in one of the Science/Christianity Facebook groups I am in. The gist of the post was this: If you claim to believe Jesus, then you’ll believe what the Bible…
This is well worth the read and reflection.Read more "Douglas Wilson and those BioLogos Unbelievers–Whispery Rants from a Hollow Man — resurrecting orthodoxy"
Read more "‘The Unassumed is the Unhealed’ in the Forsakenness of Christ in the Theology of Gregory Nazianzen — The Evangelical Calvinist"
The cry of dereliction and Jesus’s assumption of our humanity go hand in hand; at least that’s what Gregory of Nazianzen maintained. Here in a commentary on the theo-logic and exegetical prowess of I Corinthians 15.24-28, Nazianzen opines on this in a rich way (h/t to my friend Jerome van Kuiken for referring to this […]