Knowing About vs. Knowing

I got some pushback (and a question) on my previous essay. In that post I said, “Sophrony describes an experiential knowledge of God in the Holy Spirit who is so powerful, that God has no need to demonstrate his power, a God whose glory is so glorious, God is content to reveal only humility, a …

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Worship and Theology

I’ve noticed an increasing number of self-described Evangelical writers who are questioning the fundamental doctrines of the Trinity and Incarnation. I thought it was just me wandering into unsavory corners of the internet, and then I saw Aidan Kimel’s, Reading Our Way Out of the Trinity, which is a blunt, no-holds barred look at Christian …

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Lamb of God, Who Takes Away the Sins of the World …

The early history of icons in the Christian church is a bit sketchy because, in the 8th century, an iconoclastic Byzantine emperor (Leo III) ascended the throne. He believed his task was to destroy, and when that wasn't possible, to deface all the holy icons that were in existence. Today there are only a couple …

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