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Pietism revisited

Posted by Robert Atwood on September 22, 2014 at 9:11am 0 Comments

EVIDENCE FOR THE CONVINCIBLE

Posted by joan elizabeth mazzu on September 18, 2014 at 3:05pm 1 Comment

On Genesis

Posted by Robert Atwood on August 20, 2014 at 12:52pm 1 Comment

More nihilism notes

Posted by Robert Atwood on August 1, 2014 at 11:03am 1 Comment

kikenshiso

Posted by Robert Atwood on June 26, 2014 at 10:08am 4 Comments

The Protest is Over

Posted by Brad Epp on April 27, 2014 at 5:51am 1 Comment

EVANGELICALS MIGHT LOVE CHANTING

Posted by Brad Epp on April 27, 2014 at 5:49am 4 Comments

Evangelicals Need Saints Too

Posted by Brad Epp on April 27, 2014 at 5:47am 2 Comments

Review of Noah

Posted by Brad Epp on April 27, 2014 at 5:45am 0 Comments

ISLANDS

Posted by joan elizabeth mazzu on April 19, 2014 at 5:58pm 1 Comment

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Robert Atwood replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Do we need to beg people to become Christians?
"Gary, I don't know if you are angry, but you sound angry (or perhaps deeply frustrated).  I sometimes experience a bit of anger/frustration when I encounter an "atheist" who breezes in and assumes that I am an ignorant fool just…"
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Gary Sellars replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Do we need to beg people to become Christians?
"It's not my site, so if those who authored the site really think that darkness adds to the discussion, who am I to remind them that that doesn't make a lick of sense? I do realize that there are many "Christians" who think…"
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Frank P. Spinella Jr. replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Do we need to beg people to become Christians?
"I beg to differ, Gary.  This site is not just for theists.  It is a site for the exploration of a topic, and exploration is often aided by challenges to one's belief system. By the way, my brother: as one Christian to another, in…"
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Robert Atwood replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Nothing in particular
"Let me begin with a comment that probably belongs on the other topic, but I do not wish to introduce it there.  As it happens, I have recently read through the "fool" texts so they are relatively fresh in my mind.  The fool of…"
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Kendall Redburn replied to joan elizabeth mazzu's discussion ADDRESSING THE SCIENCE
"The biomass of the earth is an important question. I'm not sure why it should be compared to the amount of crude oil, natural gas and other components of decomposition. A lot of the biomass of the earth is in the ocean, and we know very little…"
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Peter John Ellway replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Nothing in particular
"easy topic first, from the end of your post, Robert: no faux pas when you apologised, but you now have committed one, very intentionally and humorously! I think I was recalling an incident from when a US visitor to the UK seemed to assume that…"
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Peter John Ellway replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Do we need to beg people to become Christians?
"I certainly agree that Robert need not apologise for anything he has said - he is sincere, learned and benevolent in my judgment. Gary, hi, I am I suppose an atheist fool. I am certain that there is no God or…"
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Marvin Moran replied to David Oldham's discussion Can the dead do anything?
""The living know that they shall die: but the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten. Also their love, and their hatred, and their envy, is now perished; neither have they any more a…"
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Gary Sellars replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Do we need to beg people to become Christians?
"I've been a Believing one for over 42 years and atheists are, according to the Bible, the only sort of fool on the planet. Atheists are of such a bent that they think they're exceptionally astute in their not seeing the incalculable…"
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Gary Sellars replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Do we need to beg people to become Christians?
"I've been a Believing one for over 42 years and atheists are, according to the Bible, the only sort of fool on the planet. Atheists are of such a bent that they think they're exceptionally astute in their not seeing the incalculable…"
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Do we need to beg people to become Christians?

Recently I was rather short with an atheist newly arrived on Theologica.  I am well aware that my own "theology" and general knowledge is likely imperfect in some points.  I continue to work on it, and I hope I continue to learn what I am capable of grasping.  By my logic, I think that requires some tolerance on my part towards those who do not agree with me.  On the other hand ...The simple fact of the matter is that although Christianity embraces a variety of people, neither innate…See More
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Do we need to beg people to become Christians?

Started by Robert Atwood in Theology (General). Last reply by Robert Atwood 7 minutes ago. 7 Replies

Recently I was rather short with an atheist newly arrived on Theologica.  I am well aware that my own "theology" and general knowledge is likely imperfect in some points.  I continue to work on it,…Continue

Nothing in particular

Started by Robert Atwood in Theology (General). Last reply by Robert Atwood 12 hours ago. 21 Replies

The theory of European nihilism is inseparable from what is now usually referred to as the “philosophy of difference”, whose founders are Nietzsche and Heidegger.  The philosophy of difference…Continue

ADDRESSING THE SCIENCE

Started by joan elizabeth mazzu in Theology (General). Last reply by Kendall Redburn 13 hours ago. 4 Replies

I consider myself kind of a fundamentalist even though I am a Methodist. one of the positive aspects of Methodism is our commitment to being open to others' ideas and trying to reconcile the Bible…Continue

Can the dead do anything?

Started by David Oldham in Theology (General). Last reply by Marvin Moran yesterday. 142 Replies

Something off topic from another thread inspired this question. Can the dead do anything?Here are a few…Continue

Tags: intercessor, mediator, prayer, saints, necromancy

A Forum Milestone

Started by Daniel in Misc. Last reply by Ms Rose Kabila on Monday. 14 Replies

We've now reached 2,500 forum topics.  What have been your favorites and most memorable so far?  If you can, link to them....Daniel Continue

Jewish and Christian Understandings of "Holy Spirit" in the First Century

Started by Frank P. Spinella Jr. in Theology (General). Last reply by Robert Atwood on Monday. 43 Replies

Using the KJV as a source, there are lots of OT references to the "Spirit of God" (e.g., Gen. 1:2, Ex. 31:3, Job 33:4 ) and "Spirit of the Lord" (e.g., Judges 3:10, 2 Sam. 23:2, Ezekiel 11:5, Is.…Continue

Christianity Before Roman Influence

Started by Elder Maurice Edwards in Theology (General). Last reply by Gerald Blezard on Sunday. 17 Replies

In my studies, Christianity only existed in it's purest form for four centuries and as the RCC for twelve, before the initiation of the reform. From the 4th to the 16th, there was only the one, holy,…Continue

Eastern Orthodoxy Lite?

Started by Ainnir Smith in Theology (General). Last reply by Gerald Blezard on Sunday. 23 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

A Greek speaking Jesus

Started by Robert Atwood in Theology (General) Oct 15. 0 Replies

Been reading an essay by Luke Timothy Johnson on the letter of James.  Concerning the authorship of that document Johnson suggestS that it may well have been written by the brother of Jesus.  One…Continue

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