Monthly Archives: November 2014

All Christians are Fundamentalists According to John Dominic Crossan!

A sad attempt to justify liberalism and a radical departure from Christian orthodoxy at best. To whom do we trust if we cannot be certain who God even is? We worship what we know, not what we don’t know. Crossan … Continue reading

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Adam and Eve–Real People?

Recently, I have changed my views on the book of Genesis and would term myself as a Co-Adamist. I believe this to be fully reconcilable with the orthodox catholic faith in its historic creeds. QVO isn’t convinced though so I … Continue reading

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Humility is Obedience to the Church

Originally posted on lessons from a monastery:
“[W]e keep unchanged all the ecclesiastical traditions handed down to us, whether in writing or verbally”. [The Decree of the Holy, Great, Ecumenical Synod, the Second of Nicaea (7th Ecumenical Council)] Tomorrow we…

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Spiritual Presence in the Eucharist?

I come from an Evangelical Covenant tradition that taught that Jesus wasn’t literally present in the eucharist but was spiritually present in the eucharist. In many ways, I think the spiritual presence and the consubstantiation doctrines are attempted rationalisations of … Continue reading

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What Binds all Christians Together?

There are two doctrines that Jesus talks about which I see as uniting points for Christians. Baptism (John 3:3-5) Eucharist (John 6:51-58) Jesus assured Nicodemus that unless a man is born of water and Spirit, he cannot enter into the … Continue reading

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