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The Logical Hexagon Made Simple

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by: Greg Boyd The Hexagaon in a Nutshell For those of you who don’t have the twenty to thirty minutes it will probably take to read this essay but who nevertheless would like to have…

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When You Were an Atheist in College, What was Your Major? (podcast)

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Greg thinks back to his godless college months.  Episode 617 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0617.mp3

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Boyd’s Bad Ass Tattoo

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by: Greg Boyd In the process of working through a philosophical issue surrounding the openness of the future around twenty years ago, I and two friends (Alan Rhoda and Tom Belt) ended up creating the…

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Is There Hope for Judas? (podcast)

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Greg considers the fate of Judas and the salvific creativity of God.  Episode 616 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0616.mp3

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America on Thin Ice

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by: Greg Boyd I was fascinated by Congress’s Impeachment Trial. After all available witnesses had testified and all the available evidence had been presented, not one mind on either side of the aisle had changed.  …

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Resisting the Pull for Armed Defense

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Article by Michael Gonzalez Yesterday it happened again. Another shooting of innocent victims. Violence upon violence. This time and certainly not the first, in a church. A gunman entered West Freeway Church of Christ in…

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God With Us (Not With Them?)

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Article by Elisabeth Bojangle Advent: God coming to us As I write this mid-December morning, my fingers are clumsy and cool from the chilly steering wheel during my drive home from dropping the kids off…

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The Worst Heresy That Never Got Anyone Burned at the Stake

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According to John’s Gospel, on the evening of his crucifixion Jesus clearly articulated the single-most important quality by which his followers would be recognized: “By this all men will know that you are my disciples,…

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A Very Brief History of Open Theism

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While the open view of the future has always been a very minor perspective, it has had its defenders throughout Church history and it has never been called “heresy” (until in mid 1990s when some…

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Will We Do Work in Heaven? (podcast)

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Greg considers the potential activities of eternal citizenship. Episode 582 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0582.mp3

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God’s Ways Are Higher Than Ours

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A frequently quoted passage from the Old Testament comes from Isaiah 55. It reads: …my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways… As the heavens are higher than the earth, so…

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Why Did Jesus Die on the Cross?

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If asked why Jesus had to die on the cross, most Christians today would immediately answer, “To pay for my sins.” Jesus certainly paid the price for our sins, but it might surprise some reader…

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The Thief (Saturday Art Share)

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The Thief by Dan Kent all my life it seems there are these guys they pop into my scenes like bad ideas in full flesh reactive stances stiff cold eyes “f*** work” they say “don’t…

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Saturday Art Share: Pam Taylor Photography

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Pam Taylor’s Photography Mission: I believe that even in the simple things we can find the magical. We just need the eyes to see. I believe that much of what we see in nature today…

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5 Ways the Bible Supports Open Theism

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Open Theism refers to the belief that God created a world in which possibilities are real. It contrasts with Classical Theism which holds that all the facts of world history are eternally settled, either by God willing…

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How People Misunderstand Open Theism

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Open theism holds that, because agents are free, the future includes possibilities (what agents may and may not choose to do). Since God’s knowledge is perfect, open theists hold that God knows the future partly as a realm of…

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Notre Dame on Fire (Saturday Art Share)

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While fire overtook Notre Dame in April, people asked many questions. Did terrorists do this? Did God do this? Would the fire spread? Was this the end of an era? Did this represent the end…

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Saturday Art Share: Wild Earth “Visions & Dreams”

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I dig this song from Wild Earth. In my admittedly idiosyncratic filing system, I’d file it under: Melancholic Prophetic. There’s a steady, loyal rhythm, but also spontaneous audio artifacts that flutter by like pleasing ideas,…

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9 Reasons Faith ≠ Certainty

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One of the things that Christians typically believe in and that I’ve struggled with a great deal is the concept of faith. Like most Christians, I once assumed a person’s faith is as strong as…

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“Christ is Lord”: What Does it Mean?

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We enter the domain of God’s reign when we enthrone Christ as Lord of our life. This seems simple enough. But actually, I think there’s a lot of misunderstanding of what this means. The Bible…

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