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Housewife Theologian by Aimee Byrd

Sometime this past year I started reading HousewifeTheologian.com hosted by Aimee Byrd. What she wrote resonated with me and when I found out she had a book, Housewife Theologian: How the Gospel Interrupts the Ordinary coming out, I couldn’t wait … Continue reading

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Easter Reflections

Good Friday: Reflecting on my sin and Savior who paid the penalty.           Resurrection Day: Celebrating. He lives. Hallelujah!   I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who … Continue reading

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Influenced by: Hans Rookmaaker and a Christian View of Art

Many Christians do not know Hans Rookmaaker but his writings have affected my thinking since my college days. It was through reading Dr. Francis A. Schaeffer that I first heard of Rookmaaker. They thought highly of each other and that … Continue reading

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Horton: The Christian Faith 2: Hearing is Believing

In the last Horton post as we discussed The Christian Faith, we looked at Hear O Israel and today that theme continues in Part III. Hearing is Believing.  The last section made me think about the importance of hearing. “ … Continue reading

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Horton: The Christian Faith 2: The Character of Theology – Seeing and Hearing

In Chapter Two of The Christian Faith: The Character of Theology: A Theoretical or a Practical Science Horton begins by discussing the five intellectual habits that Aristotle uses in Nicomachean Ethics. This piqued my interest as my Omnibus class reads … Continue reading

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Jesus + Nothing = Everything by Tullian Tchividjian

In 2009 when Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale was looking for a pastor, I heard they were going to combine with New City Church and Tullian Tchividjian (pronounced cha-vi-jin) was going to be the pastor. I had read … Continue reading

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Horton: The Christian Faith – Chapter 1: Epistemology

Horton finishes Chapter 1 of The Christian Faith by looking at the history of how philosophers have answered the questions ‘How Can We Know God?’ Looking at the Post-Reformation view, he quotes Calvin’s Institutes. “ Thereupon his powers are mentioned, … Continue reading

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Horton: The Christian Faith – Chapter 1: Covenant and Epistemology

In our last discussion of Chapter 1, of Horton’s The Christian Faith we looked at Horton’s use of Tillich’s paradigm. He continues with the model in Parts II: A Covenant Account of “Meeting a Stranger” and III. Epistemology. An important … Continue reading

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Horton: The Christian Faith – Chapter 1: Dissonant Dramas I

Michael Horton explains why he wrote The Christian Faith: For chapter 1: Dissonant Dramas: Paradigms for Knowing God and the World Horton starts by stating: “The opening claim of this systematic theology is that the triune God is the object … Continue reading

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Horton: The Christian Faith – Introduction C. Doxology & D. Discipleship

Previously in Horton’s Introduction to The Christian Faith, we looked at Drama and Doctrine. Horton finishes his introduction with Doxology and Discipleship. Doxology:  Saying “Amen” “When the doctrine is understood in the context of its dramatic narrative, we find ourselves … Continue reading

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