Resurrection painting, West Tofts church by Charles Greenhough is licensed under CC-BY-SA 2.0 Have you ever heard the objection that the Resurrection account in the Gospels was fabricated long after the life of Jesus by his followers to justify the legend that had grown up around him? Did you know that the earliest mentions of … Continue reading The Coldest Hot Take or the Hottest Cold Take- Resurrection of Jesus in Paul’s Letters
I was recently watching Austin Powers agin. One scene stuck out to me this go around. Austin and Vanessa were sitting atop a double decker bus having a nice meal with live music. Austin famously announced, “Burt Bacharach, everyone!” To which Mr. Bacharach started singing his 1960’s hit, “What the world needs now, is love sweet … Continue reading What the Church needs now is Credibility, sweet Credibility!
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?