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The Fiction of Jesus

Fiction: “The telling of stories which are not entirely based upon facts. Although the word fiction is derived from the Latin fingo, fingere, finxi, fictum, “to form, create”, works of fiction need not be entirely imaginary and may include real people, places, and events.” Parable: “The word ‘parable’ comes from…

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Kierkegaard and the Common Bible

Are any of you familiar with the writings of Søren Kierkegaard? He was a deep Christian thinker and writer who lived not so long ago. Among his best known works is Purity of Heart is to Will One Thing. In his journals, as quoted on Per Crucem ad Lucem, he…

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The Nature of Christian Tradition

The United States, if you think about it, has never been much for tradition. This shouldn’t be surprising, with the influence the Enlightenment and other ideologies have had on this country. Our founding fathers, while recognizing their roots, sought to separate ourselves in many ways from our largely British heritage,…

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Upcoming Topics

I’ve been fairly busy contemplating life and working as of late. There are a number of topics I’m intending to write about over the next month or so, so I thought I would let you know what’s upcoming. If there are any topics you’d like me to cover, let me…