Tag = ‘jesus’
Some of the BA students in college have been writing about the impassibility of God, which has prompted not a few discussion in the Common Room over coffee and snooker. One of them has written thre..
I am currently reading through Romans with a friend at college, and we are up to Romans 7. One of the things we mentioned was how easy it is to mis-read Paul and interpret what he says as gnostic. ..
This evening we watched Heston Blumenthal’s Perfect Christmas on BBC2. Normally I love watching Heston - the ‘culinary alchemist’ - with his very male cooking; it’s all gadgets, industrial equipmen..
I have been reading some of the minor prophets recently, and it hit me quite how angry God is with his people, and with the nations surrounding them. Of Ninevah God says, ‘Behold, I am against you, d..
(12.10) “And I will pour out on the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and pleas for mercy, so that, when they look on me, on him whom they have pierced, they shall ..
This was originally published as a comment on another blog (edit: which has since been closed down) by Hueston Finlay on 13 May 2006. The author asked: ‘And what is the difference between the wickedn..
This was originally published as a comment on another blog (edit: since closed down) on 27 April 2006. The author asked: ‘How, though, can the Bible be used to help towards ethical understanding?’ ..
I went to a service in an Anglican church this morning. We prayed for the souls of the dead, said that the bread and wine ‘will become’ Jesus’ body and blood, sang the wrong words to In Christ Al..
Given Barth’s well-known polemical style, this quotation is perhaps not that surprising: Mariology is an excrescence, i.e. a diseased construct of theological thought. Excrescences must be ex..
Barth, subtle as always: All theological favouritisms are... forbidden: the one-sided belief in God the Father which was customary in the Enlightenment; the so-called Christocentrism which Pi..