Theology

Christ, The Great Eclipse

And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, …

Evangelical Christianity

WND: ‘What’s scarier than a nuclear attack?’

Dangers related to North Korea remain in the news:<p>August 21, 2017<p>SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean and U.S. forces began computer-simulated military …

North Korea

Papal confidante says ‘Amoris’ critics locked in ‘death-trap’ logic

Although Pope Francis has been criticized for creating ambiguity and confusion by doing so, his closest theological adviser said the pontiff sought …

Christian Philosophy

Why the "Paradox of Tolerance" Is No Excuse for Attacking Free Speech

Karl Popper’s Paradox of Tolerance has gotten a lot of attention lately. With good reason: We Americans are wondering what to do with the neo-Nazis …

Economics

‘Mary Magdalene’ Pushed to Easter, ‘Current War’ to Open Over Thanksgiving

The Weinstein Company is delaying the release of “Mary Magdalene,” its upcoming religious epic, by four months, and moving the premiere of “The …

Movies

Jesus, Our Substitute

The word vicarious is extremely important to our understanding of the atonement of Christ. The late Swiss theologian Karl Barth once said that, in …

Religion

Lessons From History On How To Handle Controversial Public Monuments

Throughout recorded human history there have occurred sporadic spasms of iconoclasm, the destruction of images, usually with a religious or …

Conservative View

Reformation Day review – Martin Luther's seismic text gets singalong salute

Royal Albert Hall, London This day of occasionally unforgettable music honouring Martin Luther’s Ninety-Five Thesis brought performances of flamboyance, anguish and biblical drama<p>In October 1517, Martin Luther published his Ninety-Five Theses, famously nailing them, in a provocative gesture, to the …

Orchestras

TibetanHistory-20thCentury - Sky Burial

Julia Kirchner<br>04-28-07<p>A Review of <i>Sky Burial</i><p><i>Sky Burial</i> is story told by the Chinese author Xinran about a Chinese woman from Suzhou who spent thirty …

Columbia University

WND: Stunner! Eclipse aligns with biblical day of repentance

NASA map of solar eclipse for August 21, 2017 COGwriter Notice the following from World Net Daily (WND): Stunner! Eclipse aligns with biblical day of …

Astronomy

Austria’s Kurz warns Turkey’s Erdogan to not interfere in European elections; Erdogan calls German leaders enemies of Turkey. How will this end?

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan making the Rabia gesture to show solidarity with the Muslim Brotherhood COGwriter Relations between Turkish President Erdogan …

Turkey

What “One Little Word” Will Fell Satan?

What is that “one little word” that will fell Satan?<p>The Prince of Darkness grim,<br>We tremble not for him;<br>His rage we can endure,<br>For lo! His doom is …

Religion

It's Disadvantaged Groups That Suffer Most When Free Speech Is Curtailed on Campus

If progressives are committed to protecting freedom of conscience and freedom of expression for women and minorities, then they need to protect free speech across the board.<p>Harvard President Drew Faust gave a ringing endorsement of free speech in her recent commencement address. There was, however, …

Education

Sermon: 14 Biblical Keys to Happiness

COGwriter The Continuing Church of God is pleased to announce this sermon from its ContinuingCOG channel: 1:20:41 14 Biblical Keys to Happiness …

Religion

Leading theologian: change canon law to correct papal errors

A prominent theologian has proposed reforming canon law to allow a pope’s doctrinal errors to be established. Fr Aidan Nichols, a prolific author who …

Christianity

James K.A. Smith and the limits of “orthodoxy”

Calvin College philosophy professor James K.A Smith has done a lot of good for today’s Church. He has made accessible such arcane subjects as …

Christian Philosophy

The Reformation: classical music's punk moment

The great cultural and religious schism of the 16th century democratised music and participation, creating the template for modern classical music.<p>It began 500 years ago, with Martin Luther’s 95 Theses in 1517, and has never really ended. Not only has the Reformation had a profound influence on the …

Orchestras

Church Fathers and the Sacrifice of the Mass (Thoroughly Catholic!)

<i>Chapel of Saint Ananias</i> in Damascus, Syria, is believed to be the remains of the home of Ananias, who baptized St. Paul. Archaeological excavations …

Christian Philosophy

Why It’s Ridiculous To Blame The Reformation For Secularization

October 31 will mark 500 years since Martin Luther’s posting of 95 theses on a Wittenberg church door, thereby initiating the Protestant Reformation. …

Conservative View

‘Telling the Truth May Get You Killed’

Artist depiction of Catholic Massacre of the Waldensians of Merindol in 1545 COGwriter Mike Gendron’s August 2016 newsletter titled its lead article …

Christian Philosophy

The 8 Beliefs You Should Know about Mormons When They Knock at the Door

Written by: Justin TaylorThe following is a brief overview of the beliefs of Mormonism (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) believe, …

Christian Philosophy

Of Old Testament Haircuts and New Testament Head Coverings

Are women human? Dorothy Sayers asked the question in a series of essays published in the early 20th century. For many today, it seems absurd—of …

Christian Philosophy

1500 Year Old Bible Confirms That Jesus Christ Was Not Crucified

Much to the dismay of the Vatican, an approx. 1500-2000 year old bible was found in Turkey, in the Ethnography Museum of Ankara. Discovered and kept …

Christian Philosophy

When the Romans punished the Jewish people

In our special series 'Rebellion and Destruction,' Dr. Hagi Ben-Artzi continues his journey to uncover the nation's history.

Jewish Culture

Images of Christ Not Made With Hands Resource Page

Traditional Images of Christ Not Made With Hands 1. Holy Mandylion of Edessa (Feast Day - August 16) Synaxarion for the Holy Mandylion and Holy …

Religion

The Apocalypse of Adam and Eve

M. D. Johnson translation of the Greek version of the <i>Life of Adam and Eve</i> is rearranged and placed in parallel columns to the Latin version in …

Religion

Declan Bennett + Tyrone Huntley star in Open Air's Jesus Christ Superstar - photos

Images have been released of Declan Bennett, Evening Standard Award-winner Tyrone Huntley and the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar in action.<p>Declan, …

Religion

St. John’s woman upset over vandalized Virgin Mary statue

A statue of the Virgin Mary has been defaced on St. Patrick's, Convent Square, St. John's.<p>©Joe Gibbons/The Telegram<p>"To me, it was as if I had seen …

Canadian News

11 Recurring Mistake Evangelicals Make in the Evolution Debate

I began getting seriously involved in the Christianity/evolution “controversy” in 2009, which led to my 2012 book <i>The Evolution of Adam: What the</i> …

Religion

The Bible Defeats Its Own Resurrection Story

A popular Christian apologetic argument backfires, and the Bible doesn’t help. This makes the Bible’s resurrection argument even weaker.

Religion