Book Club: Christianity & Liberalism – Concluding Thoughts

(Earlier posts in this series: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6a, part 6b, part 7) Mark Twain said that "A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read." To some degree that was how I felt about this book. It is a work referenced often … Continue reading Book Club: Christianity & Liberalism – Concluding Thoughts

Book Club: Christianity & Liberalism – Ch. 7 “The Church”

(Earlier posts in this series: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6a, part 6b) Whew! It has been a little while. They say the secret to blogging to ABP, "Always Be Posting." To which I say I have a full-time job and five children so no. After family visits, a … Continue reading Book Club: Christianity & Liberalism – Ch. 7 “The Church”

Book Club: Christianity & Liberalism – Ch. 6b “Christian Life”

(Click here to see all posts in this series) So we are continuing now on to the second half of the chapter which focuses upon the application of the atonement. As we saw last week the atonement is at the heart of the doctrine of salvation. Without it we do not have hope for we … Continue reading Book Club: Christianity & Liberalism – Ch. 6b “Christian Life”

Book Club: Christianity & Liberalism – Ch. 6a “Salvation”

(Earlier posts in this series: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5) As we near the end of the book (only one chapter left), we find one of its longest chapters. Akin to what we believe about Jesus, what we believe about salvation is foundational for everything. We must be clear not … Continue reading Book Club: Christianity & Liberalism – Ch. 6a “Salvation”