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Decrying a “god-of-the-gaps” theory of creation

As religious leaders (rightly) hit back at Professor Stephen Hawking for insinuating that there is no intelligent design behind the universe, I found this quote by Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks to be one of the simplest, most coherent arguments for

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Posted in Faith, Scattered Miscellany, Theology

Fighting for something real

The following is from an essay penned by the late Bishop J.C. Ryle entitled “The Fight”: There is a vast quantity of religion current in the world which is not true, genuine Christianity.  It passes muster; it satisfies sleepy consciences;

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Posted in Theology

Pressure Filled Pastorate

“…pastors are constantly forced to choose, as they work through congregants’ daily wish lists in their e-mail and voice mail, between paths of personal integrity and those that portend greater job security. As religion becomes a consumer experience, the clergy

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Posted in Culture
  • The accusation that one is a closet liberal simply because their faith shapes a politic that doesn't follow party lines is... Telling. 1 day ago
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  • RT @dandarling: I’m pessimistic in the short term about politics, but I’m optimistic in the long term about the church. 1 day ago
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