Premature Thoughts on Theology—Part 4: Learning to Wrestle With the Bible

Over the winter break, I had the chance to read “Scripture, Ethics, and the Possibility of Same-Sex Relationships” by Karen Keen and finally begin to organize my thoughts on same-sex marriage within the Christian faith. Though thought-provoking, Keen’s book felt like a missed opportunity, and Preston Sprinkle’s review of it (and Keen’s subsequent correspondence) seemed … More Premature Thoughts on Theology—Part 4: Learning to Wrestle With the Bible

Premature Thoughts on Theology—Part 3: The Rule of Faith (Theology With An Undefined Canon)

  Sometime around 140 and 145 CE, a man named Marcion separated from the church at Rome over severe doctrinal disagreements. Marcion, influenced by another collection of popular ideas historians refer to as Gnosticism, set up his own system of thought that presented an antithesis between the God of the Old Testament and the God … More Premature Thoughts on Theology—Part 3: The Rule of Faith (Theology With An Undefined Canon)