Category Archives: Eschatology

The Movie Theater Massacre and the Limits of Our Understanding

As human beings, we yearn to understand.  We crave meaning, because the horror of genuinely random meaninglessness may be too much to contemplate.  And so, as has long been our practice when faced with an unthinkable event, such as the … Continue reading

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Incarnation

Just as, in aeons past, the divine fiat pierced the silent abyss of nihil and actualized all that is . . . Just as the holy voice heralded, not just a, but the beginning, and it was so . . … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Person Who Broke into My House Twice in Three Weeks

Dear person who broke into my house twice in three weeks, First, let’s face the facts here.  I don’t know who you are.  I don’t even know if you are an individual or a group of two or more people. … Continue reading

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The Good News of the Resurrection

Growing up in a typical Southern Baptist church, I was taught from a very early age that Jesus died to take the penalty for my sins so that I would not have to face that penalty, and thus God could … Continue reading

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Living Eschatologically

One passage of Scripture that has been formative for my understanding of life in this present world is 1 Corinthians 7:29-31: 29This is what I mean, brothers: the appointed time has grown very short. From now on, let those who have … Continue reading

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