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“ But the work which most richly embroidered the gospel narratives and was destined to exert a tremendous influence on later Mariology was the Protoevangelium of James. Written for Mary's glorification, this described her divinely ordered birth when her parents, Joachim and Anna, were advanced in years, her miraculous infancy and childhood, and her dedication to the Temple, where her parents had prayed that God would give her 'a name renowned for ever among all generations'. It made the point that ...more ”
“ An error in the doctrine of God will have inevitable consequences in the sphere of action, of moral behaviour, of the polity of the Church, and of basic culture and social organization. A change in the doctrine of the Trinity in either of these directions cannot help but have political consequences. Farrell, commenting on Nazianzen's connection between Trinity and Holy Monarchy ...more ”
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Ekklesia or Ecclesia is the word that we use in the greek for Church. I'd like to build a virtua…more
[close] Ekklesia or Ecclesia is the word that we use in the greek for Church. I'd like to build a virtual Ekklesia around the world with those who want to build a community of goodreads that love the body of Christ around the world and want to see the great commission fulfilled.
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This is a place where connoisseurs of dead theologians can banter with fellow admirers of their …more
[close] This is a place where connoisseurs of dead theologians can banter with fellow admirers of their dusty tomes. So lite up your pipe, grab a strong brew, and your favorite dead guy, and join us as we mine the depths of these forgotten relics. If you are so inclined, make a post when you begin reading a dead guy with why you're reading him, and when you finish a dead guy with what you thought of the book. If you are not so inclined, and want to keep all your dead guys to yourself, I guess that's ok, but I would have thought more of someone who is a member of such an esteemed society as this.
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The FBC Men's Reading Cohort reads one book a month from the works of the church fathers, the Re…more
[close] The FBC Men's Reading Cohort reads one book a month from the works of the church fathers, the Reformers, the Puritans, classics of the Christian faith, and scholars who are writing today. We then meet once a month to discuss the work. This group provides men the opportunity to sharpen their minds in order to think biblically, and to do so with their brothers in Christ.
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