Tag Archives: Idolatry
Idolatry isn’t always about competing gods
One site we visited in Israel was the place where Jeroboam set up the second calf for the northern tribes to worship in the far north of Israel. The footprint of the altar area is huge and the upper part is outlined by a metal frame.
Hope in darkness
Hope and light in the darkness comes when WE are the light of Christ. We become the light of Christ when we deal with the darkness in our own lives.
I have wept reading this man’s work over the years. I wept listening to these gentle, yet powerful and cutting, words.
I am working my way through part of NT Wright’s work, Surprised by Scripture, and his chapter on Western gods called “Idolatry 2.0” is a fascinating read. His contention is the Enlightenment re-introduced Epicurean thought through men like Jefferson. Tired of the antics of the Church in the medieval period, the thought of God being “there” butContinue reading “Idolatry 2.0”