It is significant that Christ not only healed a man, but that, in order for the man to be healed, others had to bring him to Christ.
Cooper’s defense of the scholastic method argues for seeing continuity, rather than disjuncture, between Luther and his successors.
Reflection on the institutions, on the shape of the divine promises to care for human life as revealed in Scripture, brings to light that to which our hearts cling in social and political life.
Hemmingsen’s discussion contains a salutary reminder that we are to receive God’s good created gifts with gratitude and acknowledgment. If we do not, we are robbing God.
Bavinck nudges the novice towards seeing prayer as built upon and expressing the order of being. When Christians pray, they do so by the Spirit; the very act that manifests our creatureliness is achieved only in relation to the Spirit’s enabling presence.
Incorporating philosophy, historical theology, and Scripture, our latest collection features essays on the doctrine of natural revelation.
Christian justice, as Hemmingsen defines it, is “the obedience of Christ imputed to the one who believes.” The one who is just “evangelically,” or “according to the gospel,” is the one whose sins are forgiven and to whom the justice of the Son has been imputed.
By his integration of literary, archaeological, and liturgical evidence, Stefan brings the doctrine of resurrection down from the realms of ideas and demonstrates the many ways in which it was applied and lived out in the early Church.
An economy can never be viewed as amoral, and it must be assessed on its ability, not to generate private profit, but to increase the number and flourishing of the “sons of God.”