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Nov 2007
2

Barth on Liturgy and the Apostolic Succession

I’m currently reading a lot of Barth. Expect more quotations to come! It is a strange thing that when there are revisions of books of order and hymn-books in the Evangelical churches every poss..

Oct 2007
31

What is God like?

One of humankind’s most enduring questions is: what is God like? To what might we compare him? I will write more on this in the future - I’m currently writing a piece on revelation, which will look a..

Oct 2007
19

Five-point Calvinism

I once got into an argument with a leader of a Christian organisation about various things, one of which was five-point Calvinism. The five points helpfully make up the word TULIP: Total depravity..

Oct 2007
18

Judgement and the Old Testament

One of the problems that some Christians have with the idea of penal substitution is the idea of God’s judgement (I know because I’ve been there myself). This concept of a vengeful, wrathful God seem..

Apr 2007
22

‘The Love of God’ or the Cross?

I visited a local church today for a baptism communion service. In some respects it was my ideal service (over in just under an hour and a quarter, very friendly, lots of families and kids), but I wa..