Faith’s core and its manifestations across cultures
Joshua Jipp's book does something few biblical scholars attempt: it offers explicit proposals for the church.
Vittorio Montemaggi shows how important it is not to get stuck in the inferno.
Is there a center that can hold?
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The church of my youth taught me that salvation means having arrived. My Buddhist neighbors showed me otherwise.
"Belief is not the 'substance of things hoped for.' Faith is."
Could the Spirit's love be poured into the hearts of people untouched by the incarnation? Could non-Christians be lovers of the only God there is?
I know what Jesus is doing in this story; I have three small children. He's dawdling.
Walter Kasper contends that mercy is one of those words that we use without really grasping its profundity.
Some questions won't go away. The creed says Jesus was crucified "for us," but what do those two little words mean?
Since childhood, I've been uncomfortable with the idea that accepting Jesus is an automatic ticket to heaven—and with the reverse idea.
God's "consuming fire" is the fire of holy love. It doesn't await sinners in the future; it burns up sin itself.
There is salvation in no one else. And he has other sheep that do not belong to this fold.
We might Bible-study our way through most of this difficult parable, but what do we do with the guest who is pulled in off the streets and then kicked out?