Category: Theology

  • Treason Is the Reason: Advent in the Shadow of Dread

    Silver bells, angels, white snowflakes drifting down, chestnuts roasting on an open fireā€”for many in the United States, Christmas season evokes deep nostalgia, cozy family traditions, a pause to reconnect with our faith and our deepest values. Christmas brings people together for a little while, even as traditional religion declines and chronic, vicious culture wars […]

  • Whoever Has Seen Me . . .

    Thoughts shared recently with a brother who believes the purpose of Christ’s death was to satisfy God’s righteous need for vengeance on sinners: The scriptures you quoted are precious to me, too; Isaiah 53 has the power to bring me to tears. I am not sure how you interpret them, but I gather you feel […]