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The Anthropology of Christ’s Resurrection

We have to understand that Christ came into a world that was very different from ours. Sure, our world is still very much like the world of ancient times, but there are core differences that, when noticed, make us aware of how Christ changed the course of humanity. When Christ appeared in history there was no […]

THINGS HIDDEN 47: Christ Beyond Metaphysics with Anthony Bartlett

In this brand new THINGS HIDDEN conversation, David Gornoski is joined by Anthony Bartlett who talks about his new book Theology Beyond Metaphysics. Why do we need a theology beyond metaphysics? How is the Christian Logos radically different from its Greek predecessor? Is the world capable of critiquing violence without Christianity? Why does the old […]

Trail Thoughts: The Gift of the Incarnation

In this new segment of Trail Thoughts, David Gornoski and Eric Kampmann return to discuss Eric’s latest blog post “The Gift” in which Eric reflects on the birth of Jesus Christ and the revelation of God’s heart to mankind. Is the Christmas story a sentimental account as it is often made out to be? What kind of […]

Douglas Campbell on Pauline Dogmatics, Gospel, Myth, and Non-Violent Justice

New Testament scholar Douglas Campbell joins David Gornoski in a fascinating discussion on Pauline dogmatics and its effect on our worldview. What is the starting point of theology? Campbell says that dogmatics start from the statement “Jesus is Lord.” For us to know who the historical Jesus actually was, Campbell suggests that we start with […]

NT Wright on Caesar and Christ, the Pandemic, and Social Justice

  Esteemed New Testament scholar and Anglican bishop NT Wright joins David Gornoski to discuss the pandemic and Christ’s role in shaping governance and justice. The iconic theologian puts the pandemic into perspective from what Paul wrote in his letter to the Romans, especially chapter 8 of that letter. Doctor Wright points to how the […]

Against Masks: Not Hindering Our Personal and Relational Connection With Others

This article originally appeared on The Aquila Report.  There is much talk these days about requiring people to wear masks as a condition for reopening states, businesses, and churches. This is said to be part of the “new normal” that we are to expect and accept without question. I would like to suggest that this […]