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Shabbat shalom

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Christian Doctrine (6)

Summary notes on Shirley C. Guthrie, Jr. Christian Doctrine (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1994) Chapter 6 “What Is God Like? The Doctrine of the Attributes of God” The “God is dead” movement in theology represents the death of inadequate … Continue reading

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Christian Doctrine (5)

Summary notes for Chapter 5, “Who is God? The Doctrine of the Trinity” in Shirley Guthrie, Jr. Christian Doctrine (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1994) 70-96. Guthrie’s exposition of Christian doctrine really begins with the preliminary “who are we as … Continue reading

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Baptism of the Christ

The one-year lectionary this morning includes Genesis 18:16-19:38 – the pick-up to the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, the story proper, and the aftermath. It’s a dreadful story – that’s well-known. But this morning I noticed how much hesitation there … Continue reading

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Personal Knowledge

This seems so basic that it’s one of those things “everybody knows” – and yet, sometimes I’m taken by surprise by things “everybody knows.” When we know someone, or are getting to know someone, presumably there are things we can … Continue reading

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Rethinking Matters of Time

One of the perks of having time off for the Christmas holiday is being able to watch a few movies, both “on demand” at our family’s house and in the theatre. Oddly – perhaps, but then again, perhaps not, since … Continue reading

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