Lighten Up: MEology

charles-barsotti-once-you-get-past-the-divine-right-of-kings-i-m-not-much-into-theology-new-yorker-cartoonIt might be a red flag if you’re only interested in theology that serves your interests.

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Lighten Up: You Gotta Believe In Something, Man!

Two things here: 1) How does this philosopher not see that “not believing in believing” is itself a belief? 2) Is that a turtleneck or is that philosopher just really hairy?

When the Bible Isn’t Clear

Mark Grapengater via Compfight Roger Olson wrote a post today entitled How to Solve a Theological Dilemma when Scripture Doesn’t Clearly Solve It: An Exercise in Theological Method. The title itself is provocative and problematic if you’re a fundamentalist, so Roger spends some time dealing with the mindset of fundamentalism. This is a really valuable read if…

Lighten Up: Scary Calvinism

Lighten Up: Um…

Don’t hurt the people.

Lighten Up: Add Friends

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Do All Roads Lead to God?

First, if it’s really true that Jesus is the way to Father and that no one comes to the Father except through him, (Jn 14:6) then it seems that no other religious leader or religious doctrine can bring us to the Father. “The” is a definite article, and it implies singularity. “A dog” could refer…