Posted on: April, 16th 2017
A discusssion of the origins of Easter and its meaning in today's world.
Posted on: April, 2nd 2017
A discussion of the theology of the American theologian Reinhold Niebuhr and his impact on modern society.
Posted on: March, 25th 2017
Greek fragments of what was clearly a Christian gospel hitherto unknown were found at Oxyrhynchus in Egypt on two separate expeditions in 1897 and 1903. The archaeologists were Bernard Grenfell (1869-1926) and Arthur Hunt (1871-1934). The fragments composed 20 sayings, and though it was concluded...
Posted on: March, 23rd 2017
The Gospel of John is unique in the Christian canon as to how it sees Jesus. The synoptic gospels (Matthew, Mark, and Luke) see Jesus as the power of God for salvation. They emphasize Jesus as God’s “dynamis” or power. The Gospel of John, however, emphasizes Jesus as incarnate w...
Posted on: March, 22nd 2017
The Gospel of Luke has two amazing things about it. 1. One is that the writer Luke, whoever he or she was, was a universalist: someone who believes that all living beings are included in God. 2. The second is that due to this conviction the writer also believed that Christianity is about service ...