An Old Argument: Academic Theologian vs Discipleship and Bonhoeffer

We Christians seems to be in many pendulum debates amongst each other that have no clear resolution, but this is one of them I hear more than others at times. Those who are deeply involved in discipleship speak about the evils of seminary or staying in a continued state of theological study. Those in higher…

The Religious Affections by Jonathan Edwards

I finally got back into the reading swing a few months ago and first on my list was a book that had been on my list for a long time, The Religious Affections by Jonathan Edwards.  This book, even after having finished a complete reading, is so monumental that it would require several more readings,…

The Religious Affections by Jonathan Edwards

I finally got back into the reading swing a few months ago and first on my list was a book that had been on my list for a long time, The Religious Affections by Jonathan Edwards.  This book, even after having finished a complete reading, is so monumental that it would require several more readings,…

Can We Actually Know the Attributes of God?

This coming Sunday our church moves into their fall schedule with the start of a new series on the attributes of God. This should be a great look at a few of the many elements that make up the existence and nature of God Himself. I was thrilled when I found out this was the…

Jonathan Edwards: A Life by George Marsden Critical Review

Jonathan Edwards: A Lifeby George M. Marsden, published by Yale in 2003, is the latest in a comprehensive biographical look at the life and ministry of Jonathan Edwards.  Edwards, who perhaps preached, “what became to be [known as] American’s most famous sermon” is now seen by many as one of America’s greatest theologians.[1] In A…

Jonathan Edwards: A Life by George Marsden Critical Review

Jonathan Edwards: A Lifeby George M. Marsden, published by Yale in 2003, is the latest in a comprehensive biographical look at the life and ministry of Jonathan Edwards.  Edwards, who perhaps preached, “what became to be [known as] American’s most famous sermon” is now seen by many as one of America’s greatest theologians.[1] In A…

This is Quite Possibly the Longest Book Title Ever Jonathan Edwards

This is quite possibly the longest book title ever. “The book, An Humble Attempt to Promote an Explicit Agreement and Visible Union of God’s People thro’s the World, in Extraordinary Prayer, for the Revival of Religion, and the Advancement of Christ’s Kingdom on Earth, Pursuant to Scripture Promise and Prophecies Concerning the Last Time, [was]…