Category: theology

Article I: Of faith in the Holy Trinity

This post is part of a Lenten series on the 39 Articles. Article I: Of faith in the Holy Trinity There is but one living and true God, everlasting, without body, parts, or passions;...

Of the 39 Articles of Religion

“Whatever.” That will be the reaction of many 7WD readers upon learning that I intend to write about one of the 39 Articles of Religion on each of the remaining days of Lent (not...

Stole Gate

It’s always good to spice up headlines by combining nouns with the word “Gate”. Readers are instantly transported to the murky times of presidential cover-ups and “Deep Throat”. Besides Watergate, there’s Contra Gate, Travel...

Dying is never easy

Christ draws us into a new creation, but that means something has to go. As Christians, we are called into death — the death of our old selves. You can’t have resurrection without death....

A funeral ikos

A friend’s husband has died much too young, and I was reminded of this text. I think it contains just about anything I might wish to say about death and hope. Below, find John...

Cantuar on Holy Week

The Archbishop of Canterbury offers a superb meditation on Holy Week. This is from 2008, but the material is still fresh. Wave of the palm to Santos Woodcarving Popsicles.

Good observation, bad conclusion

Over on CNN.com, I noticed an article called “Why we should ditch religion”. It fits into the recent fad of prominent atheists denouncing religion. And, like many of these books and articles, the author...

Where is Jesus?

Bishop Pierre Whalon preached at Cathédrale Sainte-Trinité in Port-au-Prince, Haiti few weeks ago, and then again at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. As he explains, he thought both congregations should hear the same sermon....

Trust in God

Telling someone to “trust in God” can be profoundly inspiring or profoundly unhelpful. ASBO Jesus gets it right. Don’t get me wrong. I think trusting in God is generally the right answer. It would...