St. John Chrysostom: Scripture as the second best course

It would be indeed meet for us not at all to require the aid of the written word, but to exhibit a life so pure, that the grace of the Spirit should be instead of books to our souls, and that as these are inscribed with ink, even so should our hearts be with the […]

Friday, March 25th, 2011

(Still) In Luther’s footsteps

This is a re-post from last year’s Reformation Day season. It’s not exactly “back by popular demand”, as it didn’t attract much attention. But it still captures where “ich stehe” as a post-inerrantist who loves the Bible so much that I feel obligated to treat it all on its own terms, rather than subjugate its […]

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

Cultivating good theology

Daniel Kirk at Storied Theology has a great post up in which he’s critical of an article in the current Christianity Today theme this month by J. I. Packer and Gary A. Parrett in praise of catechism. Now I must say, since we’re attending a Presbyterian church now (I’m actually serious), my kids have recently been learning […]

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010