The Weekly Roundup – 10.11.19

"So, reader be warned. Cultivating sensitivity to Christian anti-Judaism involves re-learning or at least re-thinking a body of material that “everybody knows.” Un-learning and re-learning, in my experience, is always challenging, often annoying, sometimes infuriating." - Heather Thiessen. @AlchemistNon has constructed a moral argument against Calvinism. For those unfamiliar with the theological system, Calvinism is... Continue Reading →

Questioning the Inspiration of the Bible

The Westminster Confession of Faith1 which is utilized by a variety of Presbyterian and Reformed congregations, says this about the Bible: Our natural understanding and the works of creation and providence so clearly show God’s goodness, wisdom, and power that human beings have no excuse for not believing in him. However, these means alone cannot provide... Continue Reading →

James McGrath: Scriptura non sola

Over at his blog Religion Prof, James McGrath, Professor of Religion at Butler University, has a very nice and very short little piece about sola Scriptura. He notes that in a Sunday School class that he teaches he told the participants that the Bible is not in the Bible: I was referring to the conundrum for those... Continue Reading →

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