WHO WAS AND IS JESUS CHRIST

After reading British historian Michael Grant’s (still available) strong yet concise  introductory 1977 treatise on Jesus, it oddly occurred to me that I have not written anything at length about Him. Grant quite rightly describes Jesus as the most influential person who ever lived, so perhaps every Christian (and Messianic Jew) should at least attempt […]

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CHRISTIANITY HAS GOTTEN STUCK

One of my interests has become to look at the state of our Christian faith, not merely that of the Church, but, more broadly, its state in the larger context of Western society. Most keenly, how is Christianity working, both as personal faith as well as in our culture at large. We are at a […]

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WHY WE LEAVE THE CLERGY BEHIND

I am writing this in response to reading Episcopalian pastor Fleming Rutledge’s book, The Crucifixion (2015), which has received many accolades, including Christianity Today’s Book of the Year in 2017 as well as rave reviews on Amazon. It is seen by the clergy as a lengthy (612 pages) summation of Christian theological exploration of Jesus’ […]

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