Category Archives: Church History

Knowing, Articulating, and the Importance of the Former

For the last six years of my life, I’ve been exposed to the church, Christians, and Christian writings of various kinds.  I’ve been immersed in Christian theology and philosophy of religion as well as some Christian history, devotionals, and spiritual … Continue reading

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A History of Defining Faith

A Remonstrant’s Ramblings has a list of quotes from Christian authors defining what Christian faith is and its connection to reason. You can also check out David Marshall’s post on this in his blog. I’ve written two posts on the … Continue reading

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Letham on the Trinity

In summary, the Father loves the Son, sends the Son, and glorifies the Son.  He also sends the Holy Spirit in Jesus’ name, in response to his request, and is worshiped in the Son and in the Spirit.  He and … Continue reading

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Luke’s Historical Blunder?

Speaking as an amateur in ancient history, I wanted to address a certain challenge to the Bible’s historical reliability. In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first … Continue reading

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Women and Divorce in the Time of Jesus

And he said to them, “Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery against her, and if she divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery.” (Mark 10:11-12) Jesus says this after the Pharisees ask him if it is … Continue reading

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Important Figures in Church History

I recently had a test in my Augustine class where I had to give short sketches of the lives and works of important figures in church history. Since I got a perfect score on this part of the test, I … Continue reading

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