The Road to New Creation

Isaiah 35.1–10; Luke 10.25–37 Sermon at the Service of Re-dedication for the Priory of England and the Islands of the Most Venerable Order of The Hospital of St John of Jerusalem Durham Cathedral, Saturday 23 September 2006 by the Bishop of Durham, Dr N. T. Wright There is a great theme in the scriptures which […]

What the Resurrection means, curious aren’t you

New Creation in Christ: The Resurrection of Christ and Its Implications for Life Posted on September 18, 2016by Bobby Grow The resurrection of Jesus Christ is as primal, and more so, than original creation itself. It is such because original creation (i.e. Genesis 1–2) was always intended for greater things, in Christ. We can see creation’s original telos or purpose foreshadowed […]

Christ’s resurrection as the dawning new creation

By Tony Reinke How does your heart respond to good theology? In his introduction to Athanasius’s On the Incarnation, C.S. Lewis wrote, “I believe that many who find that ‘nothing happens’ when they sit down, or kneel down, to a book of devotion, would find that the heart sings unbidden while they are working their way […]

The Blame Game & Complicity

By Doug Wilson Complicity and the Christ “Rage is the salient characteristic of Satan and of the satanic in men. There are others, including guile, deceit, and temptation. But at the heart of Satan’s mission is an overwhelming animus against God and the godly” (Walsh, The Devil’s Pleasure Palace, p. 17). INTRODUCTION: We must choose, in […]

Christian theology emerged by way of a Kuhnian Paradigm Shift

By Dirk-Martin Grube Faculty of Theology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands ABSTRACT This paper argues that, historically, Christianity emerges out of Judaism by way of a paradigm shift in Thomas Kuhn’s sense of the word and that this emergence has normative consequences regarding the legitimacy of Christianity. Paradigm shifts are characterized by observational anomalies […]