Becoming a Pastor Theologian: New Possibilities for Church Leadership represents a growing shift in pastoral studies. The editors, Todd Wilson and Gerald Hiestand, note that there is very little biblical scholarship coming from the church itself. Rather, a lot of pastors are left reading other people’s work, and that work is not necessarily aimed for… Continue reading Tuesday Review: Becoming a Pastor Theologian
The image of the wise man and the foolish man who build their houses on the rock or the sand is a familiar one. But does it mean what we think it means, or is there a deeper purpose behind the parable?
This post will serve as my last post in Don Richardson’s book, Eternity in Their Hearts. After this, I will deal with Wilhelm Schmidt and others, but I wanted to cover a few people who had laws similar to that of Leviticus.
No, not the poor secretary at your dentist’s office. Today’s support of original monotheism comes from the Karen people of Rangoon. Their story draws startling comparisons to Adam and Eve.
Following a post on the missiological aspects of orginal monotheism, I now look at a more specific theology: that of redemptive lore. Richardson changes our perspective on “perversions” of the gospel into something more suitable for doing missions.
My last post dealt with more anecdotal evidence of the existence of a sky-god easily identifiable with the Triune God of the Bible. This post will step back a bit to identify the theology of Richardson in Eternity of their Hearts by examining his view of supernatural revelation, even today.
A month without Wi-Fi put this series on quite the unfortunate hiatus, but we’re back, baby! In an effort to produce enough evidence to allow us to consider the possibility of original monotheism as the ideal model for studying religion, I return to Don Richardson’s book, Eternity in their Hearts.