Five Views of Church-State Power Interaction

I recently rediscovered a lecture by Brian Mclaren on The Four Historic Models for Church/State Interaction, and realized that (a) they needed one word formal labels, and (b) there is one more. So here they are people. Theocracy – Religious power is supreme and eclipses government...

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Seminaries and their Choice of Systematic Theologians

I was perusing the internet, and came upon a thread on PuritanBoard.com, in which various seminarians were discussing which systematic theology authors were used at their schools. I tallied up the responses and made the charts herein. Certainly, this survey is not representative, since those who...

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GUIDE: Favorite Productivity Podcasts

Updated: 06.27.2016 Changes: Added The 5AM Miracle Podcast, Removed Nathan Barry I have a couple of long lists of favorite podcasts, including: Best Podcasts for Thinking Christians Best Atheist / Secularist / Anti-theist Podcasts However, I wanted to highlight some of my favorite personal productivity podcasts,...

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Dark Matter and other Made Up Things

I am glad to see the resurrection of Bloom County, one of the best comics of all time (behind, perhaps Calvin & Hobbes, Dilbert and the Peanuts). Today’s comic deals with the failure of our cosmological models in understanding the expansion of the universe. Scientists have...

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GUIDE: Best iPhone Apps for N00bs

There are plenty of great places to find a good introductory list of iPhone apps, like these (you should open all links in this article on your iphone, not your desktop): New to the App Store (apple.com) All App Collections (apple.com) Top Free Apps (apple.com)...

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SERIES: Worshiping the “Same” God

This series is made up of the following posts: Worshiping the “Same” God 1: Ambiguous Statement FAIL Worshiping the “Same” God 2: People of The Book? Worshiping the “Same” God 3: Compassion or Half-Truth?

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Worshiping the “Same” God 3: Compassion or Half-Truth?

This post is part of a series. In Part 1 of this series, I argued that Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins statement that “Muslims because they, like me, a Christian, are people of the book…worship the same God” is at best a provocative and unhelpful ambiguous statement,...

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