Straight Thinking #61: Creeds of Christendom: What's their Purpose? more
The Fall and sickness, Speaking in tongues, The image of God more
These days there’s a bewildering array of Bible translations to choose from. How do we know which one to choose? What difference does it make anyway? For most purposes, any translation will … more
What are the unique doctrinal features of historic Protestant theology?
Early Protestants held three doctrinal positions that have come to be known as the defining characteristics of Protestant … more
What distinctive doctrinal views characterize the beliefs of Protestant Christians?
Early Protestants held three doctrinal positions that have come to be known as the defining characteristics of … more
“I know what you are against, tell me what you are for!”
In part one of this series I discussed the beginnings of Protestant Christianity in the Reformation movement of the sixteenth … more
I love history. For me, fiction and fantasy have never been as captivating and exhilarating as uncovering an accurate understanding of the significant events of the past. As an undergraduate student I … more
(The remaining 500 or so reach into the future and may be seen unfolding as days go by.) Since the probability for any one of these prophecies having been fulfilled by chance averages less than one in … more
A sense of God’s majesty combined with desire for deep spiritual intimacy characterizes one of America’s greatest evangelical thinkers.1 Known as the theologian of God’s sovereignty, … more
A History of Apologetics By Avery Dulles. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 1999. 307 pages. Paperback.
Christian apologists can learn much from the apologetics masters of the past. Yet, … more
By Curtis Chang. Downers Grove, IL. InterVarsity Press, 2000. 187 pages. Paperback.
Shifting times with their accompanying norms have unsettled the Christian church. According to author Curtis Chang, … more
"I never loved my wife. Don't I deserve to be happy?" "I needed that money more than he did, so it's okay that I took it. Besides, he owes me for the time when…" Justification for sin comes … more
The last and greatest of the men revered as the “Church Fathers” was Augustine of Hippo or “St. Augustine” (a.d. 354-430). Though Christianity has produced many prominent … more
H. W. Turnbull, Ed., Cambridge University Press, 1960
247 Newton To Burnet
From the original in King's College Library, Cambridge.
In reply to Letter 246
Your … more
The influential British mathematician-philosopher Bertrand Russell once remarked, "I am as firmly convinced that religions do harm as I am that they are untrue." In his popular and controversial work … more