Christianity Theology

Patristics Thursday.

I’ve found another good source of translations for the early church fathers: the Patristics project. In general, I’d ignore their blog and look instead at the source. They have collected Ignatious’ letters — this one is to the Ephesians. The Calvinist in me notes (as Calvin did) that Predestination was doctrine before Augustine and it […]

Lectionary Life

31 October 19

When I was young, I found proverbs hard, harsh, unloving. I thought that one’s motivation for good would cover much and you would be able to walk without care or craft. This is a fundamental error. Yes, we cannot save ourselves: that is the completed work of Christ. But no, we are in this world, […]