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The Heresy of Racism, Part 2

I am well aware that the phrase “the heresy of racism” may strike readers as odd or even incorrect. The phrase was chosen purposely because how we think of ourselves as human beings is inherently theological (or ideological if one does not…
Truth-Telling and Sin

The Core of Christian Orthodoxy, Part 2

Christian tradition is important to understand because it is an essential ingredient in the formation of the assumptions we make about spirituality. These assumptions can be more unconscious than conscious depending upon the individual. And…
Truth-Telling and Sin

The Core of Christian Orthodoxy, Part 1

This and the next blog are my attempts to bring some conclusion to the series on “True Spirituality.” I have probably provoked more questions than I have answered but that is the point of the blogs—to write on a variety of theological…
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Why the God Word had to Become Human

The foremost heresy worldly people have ever been faced with is this: The eternal God took a human body as his “place.” I am here now not talking about heresy in the sense of a departure from Christian orthodoxy but rather departure from…
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Christmas and the Theology of Athanasius

I propose that Christian theology and Christmas are intimately related. In this and the series of blogs to follow my purpose is make the case for the fundamental reason for the festival of Christmas: The incarnation of God as Jesus Christ. And…
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What If God Were One of Us? (Part 2)

I work outside for one of my jobs. And because of this I am particularly sensitive to changes in the weather and temperature. One obvious thing that I have noticed is that, depending upon where one is standing outside, the temperature can vary…
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What If God Were One of Us? (Part 1)

This time of year Christians remember and celebrate the incarnation; the Almighty Creator of all things voluntarily becoming a human being to live as one of us. This uniquely Christian conviction cannot be found among the differing religions…

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