The Liturgy of Creation

Honestly, it’s hard to think of a theological topic that gets evangelical Christians more fired up than the doctrine of creation. Now I know the doctrine of creation is wide ranging—we could talk about providence, God’s end in creation, the contingency of creation, the orderliness of creation, etc—but the aspect of creation that really makesContinue reading “The Liturgy of Creation”

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Noah: “A Sin-Full Movie Review” Roundup (What Others are Saying)

I have been getting a lot of feedback on my post –Noah: A Sin-Full Movie Review – so I figured that I would write up a follow up on it. However instead of responding to everybody, I figured I would point out what some other reviews are saying about this film. Alissa Wilkinson at Christianity Today:Continue reading “Noah: “A Sin-Full Movie Review” Roundup (What Others are Saying)”

Noah: A Sin-Full Movie Review

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. – St. Paul Without a doubt Aaron Aronofsky’s rendition of the Noah story falls short of the glory of its telling in the book of Genesis. At times it cheesy, at times its confusing, at times it doesn’t make sense, and at timesContinue reading “Noah: A Sin-Full Movie Review”

A Dose of Theology – Hamartology

Hamartology The theological study of sin. Hamartology concerns itself with the understanding, origin, nature, and consequences of sin. Also it studies the way in which sin is transmitted across the human race. Used in a sentence: If you are studying the fall of man in Genesis 3, you are doing hamartology.

Some Thoughts on Colossians: Colossians 1 and the Old Testament

Colossians is full of allusions to the Old Testament. For instance Colossians 2:2-3 makes an allusion to Daniel 2 as well as to Proverbs 2:3-6. Colossians 3:9-10 makes allusions to Genesis 1 and Genesis 3. Finally Colossians 4:5 alludes to Daniel 2. This week I would like to take up another allusion that Paul makes.Continue reading “Some Thoughts on Colossians: Colossians 1 and the Old Testament”