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Month: August 2016

Tradition

Tradition

Two Sources of Authority There is an apologetics oversimplification which gives the (straw-man) impression that alongside the written words of the scriptures, the apostles verbally told the bishops they ordained supplementary material which each bishop has passed on verbally to the next bishops they ordained in an unbroken chain of oral tradition. This is obviously

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Ecumenical Grail Psalter

The Ecumenical Grail Psalter Paperback by Conception Abbey The Grail Psalter was published in 1963 – the translation was an attempt to replicate some of the rhythms of Hebrew poetry (found in the Psalms) into the English translation. This was revised in 1983 to make the translation more inclusive horizontally (that is, with reference to

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Open Bible

Is The Bible Wrong?

From time to time I stumble upon Bible-aloners arguing between themselves about the Bible being inspired, and/or infallible, and/or inerrant, etc… And then about whether it is sola scriptura, or nuda scriptura,… And then about Schleiermacherian and Barthian and Bultmannian approaches to scripture… And Calvin… And Warfield… and Spurgeon… and Vos… And, once people have

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Saint of Darkness

Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light: The Private Writings of the Saint of Calcutta Paperback – by Mother Teresa (Author), Brian Kolodiejchuk (Editor) The publication of these letters of Mother Teresa led to surprise amongst some at the realisation that she spent nearly the last fifty years of her life without any sensation of God’s

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