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ChurchHistory
September 2, 2019

James Cone, Marxism and the Black Church

Before posting Part 2 of the Christology and Liberation Theology series, which I will dissect the various forms of Liberation Theology, this current post will hopefully reveal a clearer picture of how liberation theology, or what is now Critical Race…
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ChurchHistoryTheology
August 31, 2019

Two Christologies & Liberation Theology (Part 1)

This is a 5 part series explaining how Christology informs our theology. Part 1 focuses on a brief history of two main forms of Christology and how one helped shape liberation theology. Part 2 describes the history of liberation theology…
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ChurchEthnicity/CultureHistory
January 22, 2019

Book Review: The Color of Compromise

Jemar Tisby’s first book does a masterful job describing how White Christians in America compromised on slavery and segregation against Black Americans. But in his attempt to expose the American Church’s supposed complicity in systemic racism today, Jemar Tisby reveals…
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BibleHistory
December 16, 2018

Did Mary know?

At times, evangelicals struggle with what to do with Mary. There exists the real danger of honoring her above biblical warrant and of also ignoring her, despite biblical warrant. While I’m unable to address this issue in any great detail…
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Current EventsGender IssuesHistory
September 17, 2018

Affirming the Sanctity of Marriage: Justin Martyr, The Woman and Three Executed Christian Men

For one of my classes, I came across a quote by Justin Martyr. The quote was intriguing, so I did a bit of research to figure out who he was and what else he wrote. I learned that he was…
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Ethnicity/CultureHistory
May 16, 2018

The Misleading Language of the Social Justice Movement

  “The concept of the black race and the white race originated with the Enemy himself. Just as he sowed seeds of doubt in the garden of Eden with his “hath God really said,” he has continued through the ages…
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Ethnicity/CultureHistory
April 16, 2018

The Problem is Enmity, Not Ethnicity

  Enmity. It is a word that has all but disappeared from our contemporary vernacular. Think about it for a moment. When was the last time you used the word enmity in a sentence or heard someone else use it? Exactly.…
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ChurchEthnicity/CultureHistory
April 15, 2018

The Noose of History

It's been quite a week on social media in the aftermath of the MLK50 Conference sponsored by The Gospel Coalition. As the conference title suggests, the main thrust of the conference was to sponsor, if you will, Dr. King's clarion…
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BooksCurrent EventsHistory
March 30, 2018

Good Friday: The Darkness before the Light (Journey to the Cross)

And when the sixth hour had come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour. And at the ninth hour, Jesus cried with a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why…
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