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February 26, 2018

Jeremy Begbie is the inaugural holder of the Thomas A. Langford Research Professorship in Theology at Duke Divinity School and founding director of Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts. He teaches systematic theology and specializes in the interface between theolo...

February 26, 2018

Article written summer 1994

WILLIAM GIBSON SLOAN

The Brethren movement which began around 1830 has always been missionary-minded. This article tells the story of a missionary from the Brethren assemblies in Scotland who was called by God to go to a country which was not...

#MeToo is a social media movement that cuts a small but significant hole in the dark façade of silence. Most social media protests fade like the news of the day as the next wave of hurricanes, shootings, and revelations crash on our shores. It is too easy to find fault...

October 18, 2017

Paul asks and answers one big question in Galatians: If you want to become a Christian, do you first have to become a Jew? If you want to be saved, must you work hard at being good or simply rest in the perfect work of Christ on the cross?

When was the last time you fou...

July 25, 2017

Vit siga tað kanska ikki altíð við orðum, men í okkara meiningum, hugburði, eygnabrái, viðmerkingum og verumáta, siga vit mangan tað sama sum jødarnir í Galatia: “Tað var gott, at Jesus doyði á krossinum, men vit mugu eisini minnast til at…” Og so kemur ‘to-do’ listin....

June 14, 2016

It flows from the very character of God. God is a creative God.

God is a creative God. In fact, He invented creativity. It was His idea. Creativity is part of the very nature and character of God. The fifth word in the Bible is created—“In the beginning God created …” (...

May 26, 2016

Twenty years ago, a healthier relationship between Christianity and the fine arts seemed to be on the horizon. Image Journal and CT sister magazine Books & Culture had launched. In 1999, I traveled to Austin on behalf of another magazine, re:generation (which I then ed...

April 4, 2016

Sometimes we get Christianity mixed up with our own preferences, ideals or passions and miss the radical point of Christian community we find in Scripture. Here’s a quick list of 10 things we often see co-opted with Christianity that are either way off or only provide...

March 29, 2016

Excerpt from my doctoral dissertation on the Theology of Music, written at Dallas Theological Seminary 2011.

Doctrine of Imago Dei

This leads to the fifth element to build a biblical theology of music: to realize that humans are to be creative as God is creative. This is...

March 24, 2016

Theological Importance of Music

The third element to build a biblical theology of music is to understand some of the key passages about music in the Bible. This dissertation does not intend to cover all the passages dealing with music but rather to look at some of the k...

March 14, 2016

Excerpt from my doctoral dissertation on the Theology of Music, written at Dallas Theological Seminary 2011.

Theological Importance of Art

The second element for a biblical theology of music is to recognize what the Bible says about art as a whole. One of the key passage...

March 10, 2016

Excerpt from my doctoral dissertation on the Theology of Music, written at Dallas Theological Seminary 2011.

Elements for a Biblical Theology of Music

Music is woven through the Bible as a unifying thread that crosses path with creation, fall, redemption, grace and hope....

Í samband við altjóða kvinnudagin, vil eg gera mítt til, at bíbilski boðskapurin um kvinnuna í samfelagnum og samkomuni skal verða hoyrdur.

Kristindómurin boðaði ein boðskap, sum gav nýggja hugsan um kvinnuna í rómverk-jødiska heiminum og samfelagnum. Sanniliga var tað...

February 27, 2016

Decency for president

As the father of three daughters, I reserved the right to interview their dates. Seemed only fair to me. After all, my wife and I’d spent 16 or 17 years feeding them, dressing them, funding braces, and driving them to volleyball tournaments and pia...

February 11, 2016

I remember my first kiss with my husband. Watching a movie in his dorm room, I turned towards his face, and he leaned in to kiss me. The hairs on my arm stood up, and my face lit up with heat. Looking back, I see all the telltale signs of young romance: nervous energy,...

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