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Understanding Revelation: Only One is Worthy (Chapters 4-5)

Wilfrid J. Harrington writes, “The great throne dominates Revelation: a constant reminder that God rules even in our chaotic world.” As we move into chapters 4-5 of Revelation, the setting of John’s vision shifts to this “great throne”. In Jewish and Christian apocalyptic literature, revelations are mediated to the human recipient in two ways: in… Continue reading Understanding Revelation: Only One is Worthy (Chapters 4-5)

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Torture, Baptism, and the Via Dolorosa

Please note: This post is not a statement about my position on any particular political party, or the NRA, so please do not read it as such. This post is meant to focus particularly on a theological statement about torture and baptism asserted this past Saturday night. Normally, I try to overlook stupid or offensive things that politicians say because… Continue reading Torture, Baptism, and the Via Dolorosa