(a year or so late) Upon returning to the US, we were inundated with the myriad cable-news networks that we didn't have on Scottish Freeview TV. The other evening we were watching Fox News, only to see show after show, pundit after pundit lambasting the Commander-in-Chief for what neither the guests nor hosts could definitively discern … Continue reading In Defense of Obama (on this one); Or, Mistaking Symptoms for the Disease
Friday night my car window was shattered and my briefcase stolen. The theif(s) got away will all my books for the coming semester and others I was using for supplemental research! This was the occasion for me thinking about criminal justice and vigilantism when this paradox emerged. Nothing is more just than personal retribution... Nothing … Continue reading the paradox of justice: A (not so theological) thought on criminal justice
What is Systematic Theology?- Prolegomena (prologue/prefatory remarks) When meeting new people we're often asked what it is that we do or what our occupation is. And for the most part we all have simple answers-- Nurse, Police Officer, Mayor, Engineer, Pastor, etc. But people often get a puzzled look on their faces when I tell … Continue reading What is Systematic Theology?