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    Is this a "numerous thread?"

    Is this a "numerous thread?"
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    Re: God and Evil

    I do not post unless I have observed that there are people who's considered responses I'm interested in. If something(s) they've said make me curious about something else, then I bring that something...
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    I assume that people of good faith do not presume that they are the only ones who read the Bible, who hold scripture to be the queen of God's revelation.

    Therefore, when I find something well...
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    I'm not interested in a polemic that throws out everything someone said (Plato). That's mindless imho. Neither do I do that to all RC, EO or RFs. Also, I'm not looking for a victom-hero. That's an...
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    Neither I nor what I quoted were being "polemical."

    You mentioned "origin(s) independent of God's purposes." but I'm not sure I'd say "origins." God does not create evil. God only creates good....
  6. Thread: What is theology?

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    Re: What is theology?

    Sounds like a strawman to me, Bill.
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    Re: God and Evil

    Take bite-sized pieces, and chew well. :cool:
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    You need to handle subtleties here.


    Will evil last forever? "Yes," the Scriptures say. However, evil can have a purpose. "All acts of tragedy are meant to get people's attention for...
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    WHERE'S THE CONTRAST HERE? They say the same thing.


    "Evil originates "when creatures think they have choices." "
    The bible says that evil originates out of people's wicked hearts.
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    ONCE.....

    I'd posted this:


    A.W.Tozer's "The knowledge of the Holy" was my bath tub reading material tonight, with the chapter about 'The Justice of God." Tozer reflects on Anselm's...
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    So, Martin, whether you know it or not, the Hopko and Piper articles compare quite favorably.
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    Echoing Cardinal Newman is this: "...we are continually 'saying and unsaying to a positive effect.' Having made an assertion about God, we must pass beyond it: the statement is not untrue, yet...
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    Martin, first, thanks for replying.

    But, second, it was not much of a reply. Sorry.

    You seem to have only thrown around accusations. You certainly didn't handle any of the subtler issues. What...
  14. Thread: What is theology?

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    Re: What is theology?

    You seemed to be saying two contrary things at the same time.

    Another attempt?
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    "God creates everything good."


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    "God knew His creatures would be evil. However, because of God's great love, He created them anyway.


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    Re: God and Evil

    Sent to me by a friend:
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    Re: Way did Jesus Suffer?

    It fits a medieval Nominalistic framework to think that there is a measurable "amount" of suffering to correspond to a measured "amount" of saving to be done.

    That's all goobledygook.
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    How did you get so confused? No distinction between God and creatures. Come on now!

    Make sense.
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    Re: Way did Jesus Suffer?

    HEIDELBERG CONFESSION
    Lord's Day 15
    Q & A 37

    Q. What do you understand
    by the word "suffered"?

    A. That during his whole life on earth,
    but especially at the end,
    Christ sustained
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    Re: Way did Jesus Suffer?

    Don't think of Christ as getting on a rollercoaster and beginning a helpless plunge. Think instead, or him jumping in front of every infectious sneeze that comes your way and giving you the...
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    Re: Way did Jesus Suffer?

    HOW COULD CHRIST "BECOME SIN" AS THE BIBLE SAYS?

    (This answer is 6th century.)


    MAXIMUS THE CONFESSOR


    ad thalassium 42
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    Re: Way did Jesus Suffer?

    Hi,

    I'm born and Baptized a Baptist, am part of a Christian Reformed Church, but have most of my theology informed by reading Eastern Orthodox books. So, take all this with any salt or pepper you...
  23. Thread: What is theology?

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    But this article is not arguementative. It developes theology along the lines of: Charisma, Mysterion, Katharsis, Hesychia, AND Joy.
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    What is theology?

    What is theology?

    http://www.syndesmos.org/en/texts/files/Text_37_Halki_bp_Kallistos.pdf


    John I:l8
    Galatians 4:9
    1 Corinthians l3:l2
    Matthew 5:8
    Psalm 45 [46]:l0
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    Re: God and Evil

    Evil in Our World Today
    http://www.stlukeorthodox.com/html/evangelist/2002/synergy.cfm



    Interesting ideas.
    They are challenging notions, and ones that take me a while to think about.
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