Monthly Archives: May 2011

SECOND CENTURY BIAS

“What are we to think of it, that most people so blindly knock their heads against the hatred of the Christian name; that when they bear favorable testimony to any one, they mingle with it abuse of the name he … Continue reading

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ON THE NATURE OF GOD: Part II

God chose to act within the finite framework in rejection of divine immunity. He chose to work, from the human point of view, towards unsuccess. Is that the kind of God we prayed to this morning? A God who acts … Continue reading

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ON THE NATURE OF GOD: Part I

  Perhaps now a point made in Chapter I will be clearer. It is necessary for us to take pain and disappointment into the centre of our experience precisely because they are in the centre of God’s experience. Suffering does … Continue reading

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UH OH!

“Now a truly disquieting fact about the Christian Faith—a literally disquieting fact—is this: that if you press your questions within the framework of revealed truth, proven experience, and the cannons of reason, you will inevitably arrive at clear answers. And … Continue reading

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