Tag Archives: Western Church History

What’s Wrong with Augustine?

(This is a cross-post from my other blog.) A fundamental element in my personal sense of calling is putting the gospel message in reach of everyone. There are plenty of good servants of God who helped me along the way; … Continue reading

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Radix Fidem Curriculum 05

6. The Church Failed Granted, English translations don’t handle this heart-led way very well. That’s because the entire range of Western Civilization, and the Western Church history, quickly went off the rails on this very issue. Shortly after the death … Continue reading

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Maybe This Time

What we seek to build is something akin to a cultural identity, but actually resting entirely on our covenant. History shows that a nation can stand about as good as any nation could if they are held together by some … Continue reading

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Carving the Carcass of the Fall

Over the years in my reading of scholarly literature about Church History, I’ve noticed a major problem with the literature. The whole sweep of Church History published in English, and even a great deal of translated works from other languages, … Continue reading

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Futile Genealogy

By the time Apostle John died, around 100 AD, there were already a handful of Christian scholars rising to occupy the apostolic leadership of the early churches. We are not in any position to argue either way whether anyone was … Continue reading

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More on Foul Winds

If this is your first visit here, you’ll probably struggle with a lot of catching up to do. This post is specifically for my virtual parish here, but the whole world is welcome to come and read it. Sometimes I … Continue reading

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Heart-led Church

If you live a heart-led existence, you’ll probably recognize this as the truth. However, I’ll make mention that this follows Scripture, provided you grasp the uniquely Hebrew approach to language and thought as it applies to divine revelation. You’ll have … Continue reading

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