cunning engagement

On the issues where Christians agree with society, engagement is easy. But when there is a difference of opinion, Christians can, it seems, go to two extremes in their engagement. At one extreme, they can stomp, scream and shout about how bad and wrong the world is, telling non-Christians just how un-Christian they are. The… Continue reading cunning engagement

romans authorial intent

In the midst of a blogging hiatus, here are some observations about Paul’s purpose in writing Romans (a.k.a. a bit I cut out of my recent essay!). he wants them to understand their common need for salvation (chapters 1-3). he wants them to grasp their common access to this salvation through Abrahamic faith (chapters 4-5).… Continue reading romans authorial intent