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

For the Perplexed

Posted by Robert Atwood on February 12, 2015 at 1:28pm 1 Comment

More on the Pharisees

Posted by Robert Atwood on January 27, 2015 at 1:02pm 4 Comments

A bit about the Pharisees

Posted by Robert Atwood on January 6, 2015 at 11:13am 4 Comments

Faith or Foolishness?

Posted by Robert O. Adair on January 6, 2015 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Thought Produces Movement, principle 1

Posted by Addai on January 4, 2015 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

I See Your A Carpenter

Posted by Addai on January 2, 2015 at 8:30am 2 Comments

Skipping Stones along the way

Posted by Addai on December 31, 2014 at 11:00am 7 Comments

The schizophrenic that beat the odds

Posted by Addai on December 28, 2014 at 7:00pm 4 Comments

Christ As Clinician

Posted by Addai on December 14, 2014 at 9:00am 1 Comment

Less Theology and more psychology

Posted by Addai on December 4, 2014 at 9:30am 4 Comments

Prayer

Posted by Worship on November 1, 2014 at 7:01pm 0 Comments

Latest Activity

Robert Atwood replied to Robert Atwood's discussion On loving God
"As I see it, the difficulty with making feelings the locus of our love of God is that it risks mistaking one's feelings for an inherent religious and moral quality, and supposing that quality stands as proof (dare I write "certainty")…"
58 minutes ago
Robert O. Adair commented on Tyrone Flanagan's blog post Where Does Jesus Live?
"Thank you, Tyrone, this will help me write the review of your book. Being a heartfelt Christian, as you are, I thought you might like this Free Verse poem: Heaven By Robert Adair, www.PoetryPoem.com/poetic2375    Unlock all Features -…"
2 hours ago
Robert Atwood replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"My Indian example is admittedly odd.  I suppose my thought was that when we dig something up out of the ground we can generally distinguish whether it is man-made or naturally occurring.  I suppose that in the back of my mind John…"
11 hours ago
Tyrone Flanagan commented on Tyrone Flanagan's blog post Where Does Jesus Live?
"Dear Robert,  I am a middle aged man who is now retired from work as a medical assistant and in physical therapy.  I published my first book on Amazon in 2010 which is entitled, "Learning To Pray In Agreement, Taking Our Seat in…"
18 hours ago
Peter John Ellway replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"there is so much to talk about here. I certainly agree that Dawkins's argument is not valid; to say it again, I don't think one can treat God as some sort of scientific hypothesis, and anyway - as you imply - probability is a pretty…"
22 hours ago
Robert O. Adair commented on Tyrone Flanagan's blog post Where Does Jesus Live?
"Hi! I wish you would tell me more about your background, Tyrone. One of the bugaboos of Amazon listings is things listed with no clue as to what they are about. One way you could market and sell your book is through book tables in churches and…"
23 hours ago
Robert Atwood posted a discussion

On loving God

On another form topic I raised the question of what it means to love God.  I would like to open this up a bit as it’s own topic. Lyle Welty writes:How do we know we genuinely love God? … Of course, we love God, and we just know that we love Him.But is that good enough? Is it enough to just know and feel that we love God? Is anything else involved?Actually, the Bible-God's inspired Word-is clear about how we show love to God. It is specific about what we are to do to demonstrate that love.God…See More
23 hours ago
Robert Atwood replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"If I remember correctly, my original point was not so much that Dawkins was wrong as it was that he is becoming increasingly irrelevant to the direction that Western thought seems to be taking among the younger generations. Dawkins faces the added…"
yesterday
Robert O. Adair commented on Tyrone Flanagan's blog post Where Does Jesus Live?
"Anyone you can get to write a good favorable review will help you, Tyrone, I have four doctorates, Theology, Philosophy. Political Science and Literature. I am not famous, however, but I have gotten thousands of page views on various web sites.…"
Wednesday
Tyrone Flanagan commented on Tyrone Flanagan's blog post Where Does Jesus Live?
"Dear Robert,  Thank you so much for taking a look at my book.  I've been trying to find a literary professional to review my book and I can certainly wait to get a review from you.  I published it on createspace and I pretty much…"
Tuesday
Robert O. Adair commented on Tyrone Flanagan's blog post Where Does Jesus Live?
"Thank you for your information, Tyrone. I just ordered your book.  It will probably take a week coming. I have 112 book reviews on Amazon, will probably review yours. My poetry can be found on poetrypoem.com. I wish you would look me up there.…"
Tuesday
Tyrone Flanagan commented on Tyrone Flanagan's blog post Where Does Jesus Live?
"Dear Robert, The only way that I've been able to change a comment here is to click on the add comment button and simply add nothing.  The site will completely delete your previous entry.  You can't edit these things, only blog…"
Monday
Robert Atwood replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"A bit more from de Waal: The argument typically ran as follows: (1) natural selection is a selfish nasty process, (2) this automatically produces selfish and nasty individuals, and (3) only romantics with flowers in their hair would think…"
Monday
Robert Atwood replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"BTW, as a counterpoint to my concerns that are tangential to both reason and Christianity in the matter of ethics, you might want to have a look at Frans de Waal's The Bonobo and the Atheist. (subtitled: In search of humanism among…"
Monday
Robert Atwood replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"In an attempt to find a summary of the "Argument from Probability" I came across the following: http://commonsenseatheism.com/?p=6091 Let it be noted that this is an "atheist" Web site.  Most numerous, were comments on…"
Monday
Peter John Ellway replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"yes you're right, Frank "
Monday
Frank P. Spinella Jr. replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"I think you may want to remove "because" from your sentence, PJE.  The persuasiveness vel non of the AFE to Dawkins has nothing to do with his view of the AFP.  You are correct that Dawkins thinks the AFE is not needed given the…"
Monday
Peter John Ellway replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"I don't think he is trying to have it both ways, and that he sees the universe itself, as well as its scientific study, as indeed a wonderful place (well, what else is there to compare it with? [joke]). But it is also dangerous as a…"
Monday
Peter John Ellway replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"thanks for this. He does not find the Argument from Evil (AFE) from persuasive because he is convinced that the Argument from Probability (AFP) is a knockdown argument against any God, good or bad; ie from his POV the AFE, while true, is not…"
Monday
Robert Atwood replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"What I was trying to get at in my previous posting is that I don't think one can have it both ways.  In one place in his book Dawkins seems enraptured with how wonderful science (and presumably its object, the material world) is,  so…"
Sunday

Recommended MP3s

Loading… Loading feed

 

Forum

On loving God

Started by Robert Atwood in Theology (General). Last reply by Robert Atwood 58 minutes ago. 1 Reply

On another form topic I raised the question of what it means to love God.  I would like to open this up a bit as it’s own topic. Lyle Welty writes:How do we know we genuinely love God? … Of course,…Continue

Dawkins ad nauseum

Started by Robert Atwood in Theology (General). Last reply by Robert Atwood 11 hours ago. 92 Replies

Robert Adair had posed a blog about Richard Dawkins, which those of you who are interested in the fellow (Dawkins) might like to read.As it happens, I include a number of friends of my children in my…Continue

Rodney Burutsa

Started by Heaven's Disciples in Introduce Yourself!. Last reply by Heaven's Disciples Feb 25. 5 Replies

My name's Rodney Burutsa and I’m the owner of Heaven's Disciples, a Christian urban entertainment movement. I'm always looking to network with believers. Feel free to add me as a friend.When it comes…Continue

Paul & Palestinian Judaism

Started by Robert Atwood in Theology (General). Last reply by Robert Atwood Feb 23. 10 Replies

The discussion title has been of some interest to some of us lately, and I have been reading the first part of E. P. Sander's book on the subject and found a few general points to share, with a…Continue

Sayings of Jesus as Early "Scripture"

Started by Frank P. Spinella Jr. in Theology (General). Last reply by Robert Atwood Feb 18. 17 Replies

Both Matt. 10:10 and Luke 10:7 record a saying of the Lord that does not appear to be a quote from the OT (although Deut. 24:14-15 expresses a similar sentiment) about the laborer deserving his…Continue

Prayer for the Dead: The Case of Onesiphorus

Started by Frank P. Spinella Jr. in Theology (General). Last reply by Robert Atwood Feb 14. 13 Replies

As an Episcopalian, I follow a tradition shared with our RC and EO brothers and sisters of praying for those who have died -- typically, that the Lord will have mercy on them (when He comes to judge…Continue

Pharisees ad nauseam

Started by Robert Atwood in Theology (General). Last reply by Robert Atwood Feb 14. 3 Replies

In working on the 22nd chapter of Matthew I have found some areas that need to be "re-thought" in my larger project.  At issue, given that Matthew is generally supposed to have been written later…Continue

Gender Bias in Scripture

Started by Frank P. Spinella Jr. in Theology (General). Last reply by Robert Atwood Feb 9. 3 Replies

I see a tendency in some modern Bible translations to eliminate what modern culture would call "gender bias" in the original text.  I find this troublesome.  For example, the word ἀδελφός (“brother”)…Continue

What will replace the shopping mall church?

Started by Robert Atwood in Theology (General). Last reply by Peter John Ellway Feb 8. 1 Reply

About a mile from my apartment one can find the remains of a once-impressive shopping mall.  Apparently shopping malls, once an icon of American culture, are in decline.I mention this because at…Continue

The Many Problems OF Historical Fiction and the Modern Viewing Audience

Started by Addai in Theology (General). Last reply by Addai Feb 5. 3 Replies

My wife and I have been watching lots of period piece TV shows the last few years.   I stumbled on this article while researching the historicity of a current show were watching together (Borgia…Continue

Chat

Active Conversations

Disconnected (1 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




    © 2015   Created by Michael Patton.   Powered by

    Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

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