παραδόσις

pn said: Sola scriptura: “This doctrine means that Scripture alone is our only final authority because Scripture, due to its inspiration, uniquely preserves God’s revelation to humanity,” Dr. Finkbeiner, a Moody prof. Tradition (παραδοσις) needs to be subject to Scripture otherwise you’ll be juked. It is true that tradition is found in Scriptura. Though, don’t […]

Another Padawan?

Young Padawan, Who is this Trace character? My…name…is…Neo. Jump in on brother Constantine’s erudite comments on hell and such. I love the parable about Judas. Where we can start girl padawan is the famous ‘solas’ of the Reformation. Let’s start with sola scriptura. Where is that in scriptura? I know that Moody chicks think derive […]

St. Johnny C

St. John Chrysostom’s sample on Easter: Rejoice today, both you who have fasted and you who have disregarded the fast. The table is fully laden; feast sumptuously. The calf is fatted; let no one go hungry away. Enjoy the feast of faith; receive all the riches of loving kindness. Let no one weep for their […]

Holy Week

How are you (western) faithful out there celebrating holy week? Richard Neuhaus says, “from the beginning God knew what he would do about a humanity he created free to love him, and therefore free to hate him…From the beginning ‘God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself.’ This is what it means to love; […]

One Hell of a question

Constantine, I like your style. I juxtaposed the ‘Rescue’ with Constantine’s portrayal of eternal damnation for just the reason you gave. An article I really like on the topic of hell was written by Dr. Alexander Kalomiros and can be found at: http://www.philthompson.net/pages/library/riveroffire.html Basically, he says that the love of God in Christ is the […]