Monthly Archives: August 2013

Ruminating Romans: Faithing in the Faith of Christ

Compare these Pauline verses. First, Romans 3:21-22: But now the righteousness of God has been manifested apart from law, although the law and the prophets bear witness to it, the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all … Continue reading

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Original Sin and Orthodoxy: Reflections on Carthage

One doesn’t often find on the internet a thoughtful comparison of original sin (Western) and ancestral sin (Eastern) by an Orthodox writer. Too often caricature prevails. But this article by Nathaniel McCallum is an exception. I found it very interesting … Continue reading

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Karl Rahner: The Most Interesting Theologian in the World

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I started blogging on Eclectic Orthodoxy in late October of last year. Today I thought I would check the stats to see which of my articles have received the most “views.” Here are the top eight: 1) “What is Orthodox … Continue reading

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For a helpful, and succinct, analysis of recent proposals for understanding the Apostle Paul, with respect to justification, see this article by Andy Johnson: “Navigating Justification: Conversing with Paul.” Johnson discusses Wright, Gorman, and Campbell.

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Another Thought or Two on Justification and N. T. Wright

This afternoon I settled into my chair and read N. T. Wright’s essay “New Perspectives on Paul,” in Justification in Perspective. In light of this essay I had to go back and revise my article “Is Justification Forensic?” I hope … Continue reading

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Karl Barth: The Most Interesting Theologian in the World

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Aquinas: Between East and West

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