Hope for the Future

Yesterday the Supreme Court handed down its decision on gay marriage, ruling 5-4 to change the meaning of marriage for all Americans. Of course, this is a legal fiction. The Supreme Court doesn’t “define” marriage; God did, when He created mankind: [Jesus] answered, “Have you not read that he who created them from the beginning made them…

Nonresistance: A Biblical Theology of Violence (Part 6)

First post: Nonresistance: A Personal Background Previous post: Nonresistance: A Biblical Theology of Violence (Part 5) This post represents the last installment in the Biblical Theology segment of our study on nonresistance. We’ll finish up the New Testament here, then begin systematically defining what our survey has uncovered. Persecution There may seem to be one last holdout for nonresistance…

Nonresistance: A Biblical Theology of Violence (Part 4)

First post: Nonresistance: A Personal Background Previous post: Nonresistance: A Biblical Theology of Violence (Part 3) I’m going to try to pick up the pace a bit and finish out the Biblical theology section. We’ll finish up the Old Testament in this installment, and then come back for a couple posts covering the teachings of Jesus and the apostles.…

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