Tagged: Theology

Evangelical Manifesto Released

Today at the National Press Club, a group of 80 Christian leaders signed on and released An Evangelical Manifesto: A Declaration of Evangelical Identity and Public Commitment.  Justin Taylor wrote a summary, and Joe at EO also commented.  I agree with Joe on this point:...

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What does forgiveness mean

Recently, I have been bombarded by the concept of forgiveness. Last night, I was flipping through the channels and absolutely nothing was on television. Not having cable, but having HDTV, I found myself over on the HD channels of PBS. One was showing a documentary...

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Suffering: who to blame?

Recently scholars NT Wright and Bart Ehrman debated one of the great theological questions of all-time – the existence of suffering balanced with the existence of God. Many have left the Christian faith, including Ehrman, because they could not reconcile the suffering in this world...

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Does God exist?

List Universe opened up comments on the question, Does God exist?  As you might imagine, much of what came out was fruitless haranguing, but it did provide a very useful list of links provided by unbelievers and believers as to why they do or don’t...

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Bart’s Problem: why do we suffer?

This past week on the radio interview show Fresh Air with Terry Gross, evangelical-scholar-turned-agnostic Bart Erhman talked about his new book, God’s Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question–Why We Suffer.  Bart’s rejection of Christianity and the reliability of scripture is...

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