Theologica

a bible, theology, politics, news, networking, and discussion site

About this site

Discuss theology. Network with others. Create your own blog. Form your own page. Start a group. This is your site!

See our rules of engagement 
and purpose.
Violations will have you anathematized from the site.

Donate

Help us keep this site going. Consider giving $5 or more to help cover some costs.
 

Blog Posts

ISLANDS

Posted by joan elizabeth mazzu on April 19, 2014 at 5:58pm 0 Comments

My blog compilations

Posted by Sharon Winters on April 18, 2014 at 8:26pm 0 Comments

10 Ways Noah Could Have Been Even Worse

Posted by Marv on April 15, 2014 at 10:00am 1 Comment

What Part of Noah Don't You Understand?

Posted by Marv on April 12, 2014 at 10:00pm 10 Comments

For My old "Theooze.com" Companions

Posted by Addai on April 3, 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Are you speaking in tongues?

Posted by Pam Donaldson on March 6, 2014 at 4:00pm 6 Comments

NOONDAY DEVOTION 26TH FEB

Posted by keith hobkirk on February 26, 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments

URGENT PRAYER NEEDED

Posted by keith hobkirk on February 25, 2014 at 6:27pm 0 Comments

Notes From Nanjing 24th Feb

Posted by keith hobkirk on February 25, 2014 at 3:30am 0 Comments

to bless you

Posted by keith hobkirk on February 23, 2014 at 11:34pm 0 Comments

persecuted church

Posted by keith hobkirk on February 22, 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

to bless you

Posted by keith hobkirk on February 19, 2014 at 7:38pm 0 Comments

Latest Activity

joan elizabeth mazzu posted a blog post

ISLANDS

i read at least one reference to islands in the psalms where it seems that God and the writer were referring to non-jewish nations. i was trying to come up with a reason that the word "islands" was used instead of "the nations" or something else.one possibility is that the writer wants us to think about the existence of isolated people in non-christian communities that ARE open to God and are waiting in their isolation to hear the wonderful Good News.i know many people who are from…See More
6 hours ago
Robert Atwood replied to Addai's discussion What affect will Putin have on our WEIRD society?
"The BBC is running an article on a recently published study by professors Gilens (Princeton) and Page (Northwestern U) that provides considerable evidence that the USA has become an oligarchy.  Their observations: When a majority of citizens…"
12 hours ago
1stjohn replied to Addai's discussion What affect will Putin have on our WEIRD society?
"Ukraine and the Baltic states were once a part of the U.S.S.R, now Russia (Russians call their homeland "Mother Russia). Ukraine seceded from Russia. IMHO, they should go back and be a part of their original homeland. Our government does…"
yesterday
Sharon Winters posted a blog post
yesterday
Robert Atwood replied to Addai's discussion What affect will Putin have on our WEIRD society?
"More like Stalin than Hitler.  Tho' no expert on Putin, I suspect he has consciously modeled himself on Stalin's "strongman" image.  When the Soviet Union fell apart one of the benefits to Russia was ridding itself of…"
yesterday
Peter John Ellway replied to Addai's discussion What affect will Putin have on our WEIRD society?
"Putin sounds increasingly Hitlerian, I have to say. He, in his own words, was not going to annex Crimea, and then did; after which, he in his own words, had no designs on any remaining part of Ukraine - well, what else is happening now but a…"
yesterday
Ainnir Smith replied to Ainnir Smith's discussion Eastern Orthodoxy Lite?
"I will.  I don't know how soon it would be, though.  Things are in a bit of a disarray for us in this regard.  There's a Greek Orthodox parish closer by that I didn't know about.  I've been focusing on…"
Thursday
Addai replied to Ainnir Smith's discussion Eastern Orthodoxy Lite?
"A pretty good explanation of the Divine liturgy from the Melkite Catholics (the Catholic version of the Antiochian Orthodox) https://melkite.org/faith/faith-worship/an-explanation-of-the-divine-liturgy"
Wednesday
Addai replied to Ainnir Smith's discussion Eastern Orthodoxy Lite?
Wednesday
Otsukafan replied to Ainnir Smith's discussion Eastern Orthodoxy Lite?
"I think it would clarify some things for you to see them in the context of the service, one way or the other.  I would encourage a visit.  I know it's out of your comfort zone and I understand because if something is more than a half…"
Wednesday
Addai replied to Addai's discussion Sometimes people take scriptures or biblical sound bites too literally or too far
"I may change the title and theme of the thread to focus solely on Bloomberg.    In retrospect, I realize his arrogance is not that unusual.    I once had a vehement argument with an uncle back in the late 90s.  (He…"
Wednesday
Addai replied to Addai's discussion Sometimes people take scriptures or biblical sound bites too literaly
":)"
Wednesday
Marv replied to Addai's discussion Sometimes people take scriptures or biblical sound bites too literaly
"I'll be right back... heading for the throne room right now..."
Wednesday
Addai posted a discussion

Sometimes people take scriptures or biblical sound bites too literaly

Thought it might be fun to do a humor thread since we have so many serious discussions here.:)"...therefore go boldly into the throne room..." (Heb 4:16)http://www.salon.com/2014/04/16/mike_bloomberg_%E2%80%9Ci_have_earned_my_place_in_heaven%E2%80%9D_with_gun_safety_work/“I am telling you if there is a God, when I get to heaven I’m not stopping to be…See More
Wednesday
Robert Atwood commented on Pam Donaldson's blog post More thoughts about speaking in tongues......
"In the OP you wrote: It is plausible that the gift of the Holy Spirit was demonstrated by tongues and prophecy at baptism with the Holy Spirit to demonstrate or confirm one received the Holy Spirit…” Yes, I think it was plausible and…"
Wednesday
Tyrone Flanagan commented on Marv's blog post What Part of Noah Don't You Understand?
"Hey everybody,  that's a good point that was made that in Genesis God said that He regretted that He had made man and intended to wipe out humanity.  Unfortunately, the film did not clearly state this, leaving the viewer in the dark…"
Tuesday
Addai commented on Marv's blog post What Part of Noah Don't You Understand?
"Well it may matter.   I will have to watch it when it enters free Netflix streaming based on what I've read of reviews. http://hotair.com/archives/2014/03/31/film-review-noah/ It really depends on how heavy handed the…"
Tuesday
Marv commented on Marv's blog post What Part of Noah Don't You Understand?
"Yeaah, okay. Thanks for explaining. Frankly though I can't see much of a match between what I say Aronofsky's Noah was thinking and this Consolamentum. As I say, his Noah figures God is happy for them to go on living their life, but it is…"
Tuesday
Addai commented on Marv's blog post What Part of Noah Don't You Understand?
"You are not going to rid the cosmos of the taint by doing so.    Besides the idea being kind of silly, when you consider the place of humanity in the Creation to begin with (via the Genesis creation)."
Tuesday
Addai commented on Marv's blog post What Part of Noah Don't You Understand?
"1) It's a very Gnostic outlook toward's human existence, on the order of something like the Consolamentum. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consolamentum 2) The notion of purifying creation via purifying the Earth of humanity, it's very…"
Tuesday

Recommended MP3s

Loading… Loading feed

 

Forum

What affect will Putin have on our WEIRD society?

Started by Addai in Theology (General). Last reply by Robert Atwood 12 hours ago. 5 Replies

My wife sent me this article...    Pretty interesting!…Continue

Eastern Orthodoxy Lite?

Started by Ainnir Smith in Theology (General). Last reply by Ainnir Smith on Thursday. 12 Replies

Is there anything even remotely like Eastern Orthodoxy in theology/philosophy (for lack of a better word), but not as...formal in practice?  It seems there wouldn't be since as far as I understand…Continue

Sometimes people take scriptures or biblical sound bites too literally or too far

Started by Addai in Theology (General). Last reply by Addai on Wednesday. 3 Replies

Thought it might be fun to do a humor thread since we have so many serious discussions here.:)"...therefore go boldly into the throne room..." (Heb 4:16)…Continue

"The History Of Schisms"

Started by Elder Maurice Edwards in Theology (General). Last reply by Addai on Monday. 24 Replies

I've been studying church history and it amazes me when I look at the theological and ecclesiastical issues that caused so many church schisms. Like the Christological issues. Why did we ever start…Continue

Creation ... again.

Started by Robert Atwood in Creation, Fall, and Flood. Last reply by Addai Apr 13. 36 Replies

I've been reading Jacob Neusner's book Judaism's Story of Creation.  The following comes from page x of the preface:As was their way in general, so when they addressed Creation, the Rabbinic sages…Continue

The Plan Of Salvation.

Started by Elder Maurice Edwards in Theology (General). Last reply by dutch Apr 2. 5 Replies

I seriously need someone to give me what you think is the right approach to preach the gospel to someone. How do you open up the conversation? What would you ask them if you were out witnessing as…Continue

1914

Started by Elder Maurice Edwards in Theology (General). Last reply by Addai Apr 2. 1 Reply

Jehovah's Witnesses claim Christ bacame king and God's heavenly kingdom began to rule in 1914. Anybody familiar with this doctrine?

Exodus for Evidentialists

Started by Addai in Theology (General) Apr 2. 0 Replies

We've had discussions recently and years gone by regarding the Resurrections as far as whether or not there is any historic evidence for skeptics as far as the Christian Gospel claims go.I was…Continue

The meaning and contextual use of "porneia" (πορνεία)

Started by karl kleinpaste in Ethics and Morality. Last reply by Mason Barge Apr 1. 12 Replies

I would be interested in others' viewpoints on this blog article on the…Continue

The Resurrection

Started by mem in Theology (General). Last reply by Robert Atwood Mar 29. 218 Replies

In light of the fact that we have some new atheists around here, and in the hopes of stimulating some relevant and useful discussion, I thought we should talk about the resurrection.In my relatively…Continue

Tags: 3dumb, 4creation, 5thread, 2some, 1not

Chat

Active Conversations

Disconnected (2 online)

    Disconnected

    You are disconnected from chat. Connect to join the chat.

    Suspended From Chat

    Sign up to chat on Theologica.

    Sign Up

    Events

    Latest Theological News from Between Two Worlds

    Loading… Loading feed

    Parchment and Pen blog: C. Michael Patton, Dan Wallace, Paul Copan, and others

    Loading… Loading feed

    Internet Monk: Thoughts on Faith with Michael Spencer

    Loading… Loading feed

    Faith and Theology blog

    Loading… Loading feed

    Christian Post: Christian News

    Loading… Loading feed

    Desiring God: A Ministry Blog of John Piper and Abraham Piper

    Loading… Loading feed

    Team Pyro

    Loading… Loading feed

    Members

    Follow site updates on Facebook!

     
     
     

    Sponsors

    Linkologica

    Blog Resources

    Arminian Today

    Anyabwile

    Bock

    Called to Communion

    Challies

    Classical Arminianism

    Craig

    Christian Answers For The New Age

    Christians in Context

    Conversation Diary (catholic)

    Continuationism.com (marv & scott)

    Desiring God blog

    DeYoung

    First Things

    Fr. Stephen (eastern orthodox)

     

    Internet Monk

    KJV Only Debate (jason s.)

     

    Köstenberger

    Lisa Robinson - TheoThoughts

    Mohler

    McKnight

    National Catholic Register (catholic)

    Parchment & Pen

    Pierce

    Re-Fundamentals

    Resurgence

    Roberts

    Roger Olson

    Taylor

    Team Pyro

    The Apologist's Pen

    Untamed Spirituality

    WDTPRS (catholic)

    Witherington

     

    Theological Resources

    BioLogos

    Center for Reformed Study and Apologetics

    Creeds and Confessions

    Christian Classics Ethereal Library

    Council of Biblical Manhood and Womenhood (complementarian)

    The Center for Bibical Equality (Egalitarian)

    Evangelical Theological Society

    Monergism.com

    Reclaiming the Mind Ministries

    Society of Evangelical Arminians

    Theopedia

    Theological Word of The Day

    Tyndale House Bulletin

     

    Church History

    Early Christian Writings

    Glimpes of Church History

     

    Christian Traditions

    Book of Concord

    Catholic.com

    Eastern Orthodox

    Orthodox Catechism

     

    Apologetics

    CARM

    Lennox

    Reasonable Faith

    RZIM

    Stand to Reason

    Tektonics

     

    Bible Study

    Bible Gateway

    Bible Researcher

    Blue Letter Bible

    Bible.org

    IVP New Testament Commentaries Online

     

    Online Bible and Theology Education

    Biblical Training

    The Theology Program

     

    Theology and Bible MP3s

    Covenant Seminary

    263 Theology Questions and Answers

    Veritas Forum

     

    Theologica Chat Room

    MiRC Chat

    Badge

    Loading…

    Get the Widget


    Sponsor



    Bible Options




    © 2014   Created by Michael Patton.   Powered by

    Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

    /*============================================================================================ /*============================================================================================