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An interview with Adam Johnson about Barth and the doctrine of atonement.
 http://faithcolloquium.blogspot.com/2015/07/interview-with-adam-johnson.html
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For many, the discipline of practical theology is summed up in the question, "What do we do now?" There's history, there's theology, there's social sciences... and once they do their thing, practical theologians can come in, ...
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I've been hung up on this term, "spiritual formation." It's an old concept. I can't even tell you how far back it goes. A sense of "formation" or "growth" has been associated with spiritual practices and habits since long bef...
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The phrase “Christian Perfection” — which many of Wesley’s contemporaries found offensive and confusing — was nothing he invented. It was found in his sources. It was found in the Church fathers and the mystic writers that Wesley had read. Because Wesley studied the New Testament in the original language, he knew it was there too — in the use of the word τέλειος and its related terms. Where did Wesley get his distinctive teaching about the Christian life? He claims to have gotten it from the original sources. 
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Some of you will have read jesus is… By Judah Smith, if you haven’t it is worth a read. I keep highlighting quotes on my Kindle so I am able to reflect on some of what he is trying to say and I came...
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Christianity is a belief about what life is all about. It is not just about what is within us — it is about what is all around us. It is a faith in the God who is the Creator of all that is. The God to whom we pray is not just our God. Our God is the God of all people — and all things.
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"A promise is a declaration which announces the coming of a reality that does not yet exist... If it is a case of a divine promise, then that indicates that the expected future does not have to develop within the framework of...
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By the way, I don't claim to be that familiar with Caputo, but maybe he could be worth exploring.
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Some thoughts on Amos 1:3-15
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I've been gathering a little data for a group with which I'm working, to see if we can't get a bird's-eye view of the state of the church in the United States. Yesterday, I put together a few charts to try to show the general...
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Sign this petition to get Theology of Play back in print! 
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make sense
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Many years ago (and for reasons I don’t entirely fathom myself) I became dissatisfied with the fact that I had little or no comprehension of the theology of Thomas Aquinas.
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One of the most important things that ever happened for me in my theological and intellectual formation was being introduced to Martin Luther King Jr. ...as a theologian. I was a Freshman theology student at Azusa Pacific U...
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There is a Religion News Service article by Kimberly Winston which is circulating around the Internet with the provocative title “Can you question the Virgin Birth and still be a Christian?” I put it in my Twitter feed so that I could comment on it later...
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The Christian perspective gives us some help in understanding how human spiritual capabilities connect us with God and with the world around us. The helpful concept in this case is the idea of the Holy Spirit.
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I've been toying with how we can and should think about the future in theology and ministry for a while now. I've vacillated between speaking of the future as having "ontological priority" over the present and giving the pres...
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The reason I switched majors from Youth Ministry to Theology when I was in college was not that I didn't care about youth ministry. I never really stopped caring about youth ministry. It was and always has been my passion. Ho...
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A little missional theology, maybe? 
"If the decline of the Church is ultimately caused neither by the irrelevance of Jesus, nor by the indifference of the community, but by the Church's failure to respond fast enough to an evolving culture, to a changing spirit...
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