Monthly Archives: February 2011

An Evening of Monkdom

Our church history studies bring us this Sunday night to a study of Anthony and the monastic movement, including a Biblical evaluation of the ascetic lifestyle. There is much to be learned from the monks, but they can also be … Continue reading

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Buried Treasure: Schaff’s Church History

In our current Sunday night series in church history, one of the most enjoyable and unexpectedly helpful resources I have found is Philip Schaff, the late-nineteenth century historical theologian. I had seen Schaff’s name repeatedly, though had never made use … Continue reading

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Telling it Like it Is

This Sunday morning, we will be in Genesis 26:33-28:9, the story of Jacob’s deception of Isaac to receive the blessing. One of the elements that Moses seems to be bringing out in these narratives is the spiritual decline of Isaac … Continue reading

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January Reading Report

The last post about reading sparked much unexpected, thoroughly enjoyable conversation among friends, both online and face-to-face. In the hopes of continuing these conversations, I thought I would continue with a few periodic updates about what I’m reading. Below is … Continue reading

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