What is Time? How Does Karl Barth Think about Eternity? Listen in with Mark Edwards & Sheb Varghese, on the Faith Colloquium podcast.
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Was Exodus historical? How should we read Genesis? Listen in with Tremper Longman and Sheb Varghese, on the Faith Colloquium podcast.
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Are skeptical atheists skeptical enough? Is the doctrine of sola scriptura coherent? Listen in with Mitch Stokes and Sheb Varghese on the Faith Colloquium Podcast.
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It seems like we never really grow out of high school social structures. And even theology nerds can grow up to become the new bullies on the block.
When I browse around certain theological circles, particularly on the internet, I’ve discovered a strange hipstery attitude that accompanies with it an intellectual snobbery that borders on bullying.
Here’s what I mean.
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Brant Bosserman earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religion from the University of Bangor. He wrote The Trinity and the Vindication of Christian Paradox. He is currently the pastor of Trinitas Church and teaches philosophy at Northwest University. Faith Colloquium : A Blog about Theology, Philosophy, Church, and Culture 327 total views
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SV: When Christians talk about the atonement, what do they mean? What is the doctrine of the atonement about? AJ: Answering this question is a lot like asking: “when people talk about education, what do they mean?” As it turns out, there are lots of answers. Some folks think of education as a means to the end of getting a job. Some think of it as a form of daycare or imprisonment by society. Other think about it as a life-long vocation to grow in wisdom and understanding. When it comes to the atonement, there is a similar range of meaning. Some think of it primarily in terms of the Hebrew word kipper, used throughout the Old Testament in describing the role of blood within the sacrificial system. Others think about it as an explanation of the death or crucifixion of Christ. In this sense, the atonement answers the question: “Why did Christ need to die?” My own preference is to use this word to sum up the work of Christ: pulling together the incarnation, life, death, resurrection and ascension of Jesus Christ, to explain… Read More »Interview with Adam Johnson
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The Transcendental Argument. This argument primarily comes out of the work of Cornelius Van Til and other presuppositional apologists, and I find it to be incredibly powerful. I think it goes much deeper than a lot of the other arguments for God’s existence.
Read More »Why I Believe in God – Part 3
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