Book Review: The Wisdom of God

Many of us have heard of A.W. Tozer.  The man was an incredible servant of God, and was a self taught theologian.  I have read many of his previous works and all have benefited me in one way or another.  This new work titled The Wisdom of God was no exception.  The book is made up … Continue reading Book Review: The Wisdom of God

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Sources of Old Testament Interpretation

According to Collins there are seven methods to interpreting the Bible:  source criticism, form criticism, redaction criticism, archaeology, new criticism, new historicism, and sociological methods.  All of these are developments that help us understand the Bible in a deeper way.  Source criticism is seen as “the separation of sources especially in the Pentateuch (Collins, page … Continue reading Sources of Old Testament Interpretation

Book Review: Steal Away Home

When given the opportunity to review this book I jumped at the chance.  However, this book is different than most that I review.  I normally review non-fiction theological works.  Steal Away Home, though a work of fiction, is based on a real friendship between Charles Spurgeon and Thomas Johnson. I have little doubt that most … Continue reading Book Review: Steal Away Home

Newman’s Development Hypothesis

Newman explains that at first man will have an idea, but will not be sure how to explain.  He may seem like a babbling fool unable to make a coherent point about the idea.  However over time something will be brought to light that will move the idea forward.  This new fact will be debated … Continue reading Newman’s Development Hypothesis

Two Looks at the Trinity

Gordon Fee and St. Gregory of Nazianzus both present the doctrine of the Trinity, but in different ways.  St. Gregory goes into a bit more theological depth, and this makes sense.  Just five years before St. Gregory’s birth the Council of Nicea met to discuss the Arian controversy.  During St. Gregory’s ministry Arianism was particularly … Continue reading Two Looks at the Trinity

Book Review: Almost There

When I read the book Almost There by Bekah DiFelice thee were many emotions running through my mind.  I served in the Army on Active duty for over six years, and I saw many young military spouses struggle.  They were struggling with being away from home for the first time, their spouse being deployed, etc.  Military … Continue reading Book Review: Almost There

Apostolic Succession and the Arian Controversy

To those who study Church history the Arians are a familiar foe of orthodoxy.  The heresy came to the forefront in the 4th century, and was declared heretical at the Council of Nicea in 325 and again at the Council of Constantinople in 381.  How was the proper view of Christ upheld?  Was it strictly … Continue reading Apostolic Succession and the Arian Controversy