orthopraxy

How should we deal with our differences?

May 4, 2013
Merging

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about differing opinions on important matters — primarily in terms of religious and theological issues, though there are similar discussions to be had when it comes to matters of politics or philosophy or virtually any area of inquiry. By differing opinions, I simply mean that reasonably intelligent people, when […]

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Who’s Your Neighbor?

October 12, 2012
Neighbor?

“A man was going down from Great Falls, Montana to Boise, Idaho and ran off the road in a snow storm. He crashed into the ditch and lay there, bloody and wounded and half dead. “Now by chance a Baptist preacher was going down that road, but when he saw the accident he passed by […]

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Defining Evangelical

October 7, 2012
Evangelical?

There is perhaps no designation within Christianity that is so ubiquitous but yet so difficult to define as that of Evangelical. It is simultaneously bandied about as a term of derision, as a badge of honor, as a litmus test for orthodoxy and as a synonym for fanaticism. Perhaps the most widely accepted scholarly definition […]

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