Jesus’ Divinity and the Septuagint

I like to think of myself as an “ecumenical Christian.” That is, I am a Christian who is very aware that the Body of Christ far extends beyond the boundaries of my local Church, my immediate tradition or denomination, and even my own time. Jesus has been building His Church for the last 2000 years,... Continue Reading →

The Dehumanizing Irony of the Oppressor

In his novel, Til We Have Faces, C.S. Lewis states that, “No herd of other beasts, gathered together, has so ugly a voice as Man.” Recently, I read through quite a bit of African American literature depicting the raw horrors surrounding so much of their history related to this nation.  Torture. Abuse. Rape. Murder. Genocide. ... Continue Reading →

How to (Never) Get What You Want

Like many ideas and behaviors that are taught in the Christian Scriptures, at first glance, the word “contentment” seems to carry a negative connotation to it. Christians are clearly taught to be content in whatever circumstances we find ourselves (cf. Phil 4, Matt. 7, etc.). If we have food, clothing, and shelter we are to... Continue Reading →

The Humility of Charles Darwin

As any long time reader of my blog will know, I’m no a champion for Darwin, despite a lot of engagement with his most well-known theory. In fact, my first ever blog post (almost 3 years ago!) offered a critique of some of his views. Yet, even in that post an aspect of Darwin that... Continue Reading →

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