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  • Reading Theology African (Introduction)

    By Fred Sanders

    Nov. 9, 2018

    If you read a lot of early Christian theology, you’re probably reading a lot of texts from Africa. But chances are that you’re reading them without registering anything African about them. Think of patristic texts by authors of African provenance: Tertullian, Cyprian, Clement of Alexandria,

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  • That Kind of Revival

    By Fred Sanders

    Nov. 2, 2018

    I’m a revivalist and I can’t really help it — I was born again one, and I’ll probably die one. I am always looking for renewed signs of life in the church, am always ready to pray for a movement of God’s Spirit among believers,

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  • Constantino’s Confession

    By Fred Sanders

    Oct. 31, 2018

    The sixteenth-century Protestant Reformation in Spain continues to be a neglected subject, but one that immediately repays any attention you give it. You might say that to this day, “No one expects the Spanish Reformation!” In fact, when we think of the sixteenth century in

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  • Why we celebrate veterans

    By Kenneth Nehrbass

    Oct. 30, 2018

    By Kenneth NehrbassEven though we call the Nov. 11 celebration of our military forces "Veteran's Day," a veteran literally just means "old timer"-- someone who is experienced at something. You can be a veteran farmer or a veteran computer programmer. And  while we are continually adding holidays throughout the ...

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  • Why We Celebrate Veterans

    By Kenneth Nehrbass

    Oct. 30, 2018

    Hannah Nehrbass, Kate Nehrbass, PFC Caleb Nehrbass, Mendy Nehrbass, Abby Nehrbass, Ken NehrbassBy Kenneth NehrbassEven though we call the Nov. 11 celebration of our military forces "Veteran's Day," a veteran literally just means "old timer"-- someone who is experienced at something. You can be a veteran farmer or a ...

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  • Righteous Questioning (Ursinus and Gonzaga)

    By Fred Sanders

    Oct. 29, 2018

    It’s a fundamental tension of the Christian doctrine of grace: God demands righteousness and we cannot perform that righteousness. And this tension abides even when we confess that God has freely justified us without regard to our good works. As soon as we set out,

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