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Theology

Science and FaithTheology

Jesus Loves You and Evolution is True, is a new book written by myself, Jason Lief, and my colleague, Sara Tolsma. The purpose of the book is to bring theology and biology into conversation over the topic of evolutionary theory. As young people increasingly have…
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May 9, 2019
PoliticsTheology

The Hate in Our Religion

Yesterday, the Washington Post had a story revealing the young man who opened fire at a synagogue in California is a member of the Orthodox Presbyterian church. This denomination and mine (the Christian Reformed Church) are part of the Calvinist tradition. You could say our…
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May 2, 2019
EssayTheology

Believing the Bible: John Calvin

Some in the hyper-literalist camp may not care what Luther says about the bible; they're more interested in having John Calvin on their side. But Calvin's view of scripture is fascinating, in part because he follows Luther rather closely. Like Luther, Calvin's approach to scripture…
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March 1, 2019
Theology

Believing the Bible: Martin Luther

Those who hold to a hyper-literal interpretation of the bible often want to use Luther and Calvin to support a modern view of biblical inerrancy. The problem, however, is that neither Luther nor Calvin fit with this approach to reading the bible. Luther inherited a…
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February 28, 2019