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Wishful Thinking

I wholeheartedly wish that I could believe in a religion. It’s a depressing thought that I like everyone else on the planet will end up in the cold ground whether it be in an overpriced, plush coffin or as a handful of dirt. 388 fler ord

Agnostic

Where Historians Work: Q&A with Margaret Bendroth of the Congregational Library and Archives

It’s not enough to have an archive full of great stuff—“Library 2.0” as I’ve come to understand it, means making your material accessible and compelling to all kinds of different people.

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History

Luther and the Attack on Tradition

”The Reformation was an attack on the very principle of tradition. Ralph McInerny notes the following:

”What Descartes set in motion in the world of thought, Luther a short time before had set in motion in religion: the solitary individual standing in judgement on tradition, having to verify for himself each and claim on penalty of being less than human, or less than a Christian. 271 fler ord

Virtue Ethics

"At least I didn't nail anything to a door."

The Vatican is an imposing enough place to speak, especially for a Southern Baptist, so I guess I can plead that my mind was distracted with nervousness.

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History

Lost (And Unknowingly So)

Thursday, June 22, 2017

“But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them” 334 fler ord

Satan And Policy Of Evil

Reading between the lines of the article "Enhancing the Role of the Ecumenical Patriarch"

Dennis Menos, the author of the publication ”Enhancing the Role of the Ecumenical Patriarch” on The National Herald, asserts that the organizational structure of the Orthodox Church based on the principle of autocephaly does not meet the requirements of the present day. 1 238 fler ord