Category Archives: Theology

Exploring the Apostle’s Creed

Update 3/30/2014: In a post called Faith in the Dark, Ben has written a brief paragraph on each line of the creed, each as imaginative and insightful as they are concise. ——————- At the Faith and Theology blog, Ben Myers … Continue reading

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Glimpses of Glory – for Kelly

Shane and Shane, with John Piper (story)Via Ann Voskamp, A Holy Experience “Though he slay me, yet I will hope in Him.” (Job 13:15) Cf. Bonhoeffer, New Year’s 1945.

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Blogging Barth

After playing a pivotal role in our Oklahoma reading group, Matthew Dowling took up a pastorate at Monmouth Church of Christ in Tinton Falls, NJ. Not surprisingly, he has now started a Monday morning Barth reading group there (as well … Continue reading

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Tkach on Einstein

Speaking of Life

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Bruce Cockburn – love in a broken world

“Like a stone on the surface of a still river, driving the ripples on forever, redemption rips through the surface of time in the cry of a tiny babe…” (Bruce Cockburn, “Cry of a Tiny Babe”) The Incarnation reveals the … Continue reading

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Devotional conversation-starter

Wanting a brief devotional? Over the last several years I have regularly followed Speaking of Life, by Joseph Tkach. Speaking of Life is a weekly video podcast by Grace Communion International. I’ve mentioned Tkach before as part of GCI’s You’re … Continue reading

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Learn Accordance and “a little Greek” together

In previous posts, I’ve explained how to get started with Accordance for OS X and with Accordance for iOS. Here’s a new option to consider: A combination of the Accordance Starter Collection ($50) and the Mounce Greek Study System ($160) … Continue reading

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CSNTM at iTunes U

Before a minor surgical procedure last Friday, I prepared a gargantuan playlist on iTunes to last through the weekend and beyond. Catching up on video and audio podcasts kept my mind happily distracted as I recovered. Chief among the joys … Continue reading

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Biblical interpretation exercise – Galileo

The year is 1616. You are a Cardinal, and a member of the Holy Congregation of the Index. How you interpret the Bible will have repercussions for many generations. Download this exercise: Here’s the instructor’s version, with commentary: Setting: written … Continue reading

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Central Oklahoma Church Dogmatics reading group

Due to several participants moving away, the Central Oklahoma Church Dogmatics reading group has been suspended for a while. Some external links: You’re Included videos on Barth Foundations of Theology video, Grace Communion International Center for Barth Studies (Princeton Seminary); … Continue reading

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