In my process of pursuing ordination in the Anglican Church, I was directed to a book by Hans Boersma called Heavenly Participation: The Weaving of a Sacramental Tapestry. This helps solidify my thinking in the power of the Table of the Lord.Continue reading “Why I must be sacramental”
The eucharist is the moment at which the past event comes forward to live again in the present, and the future moment of the Lord’s return comes backwards in time to challenge us in the present.
Wright, T. (2004). Paul for Everyone: 1 Corinthians (p. 150). London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.
One takeaway from the excellent conversation I listened to on the podcasts I referred to in my last post was this insight: when we are tired of making too many decisions in our lives we fall to fundamentalism. There is a hard right and a hard left fundamentalism, but those are the areas we go to when we’re done trying to work through too many decisions or too many perceived gray areas.Continue reading “We can’t settle for simple sets of rules”
For I resolved to know nothing while I was with you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. (1 Cor. 2:2)Continue reading “When does the cross of Christ matter?”
Page by page, paragraph by paragraph, Fleming Rutledge’s dynamic work, The Crucifixion, works deeper into my mind and spirit. The work of the cross is being deepened by her incredible research and insight.Continue reading “The crucified God and human wickedness”
“…human justice derives from God’s righteousness.” — Fleming Rutledge, The Crucifixion: Understanding the Death of Jesus ChristContinue reading “There is no human justice without God’s righteousness”
We have moved from Black History Month to Women’s History Month and I can think of nothing better to do this month than keep working on Fleming Rutledge’s book on the Crucifixion. This is a monumental work and she is a brilliant writer and theologian.Continue reading “Class Action Judgment”