By Charles P. Arand, “On the Prowl” Peter portrays an aspect of the Christian life that may sound more than a little scary. “Your adversary the devil prowls around like a lion looking for someone to devour.” This does not portray the Christian life in rosy colors as one of increasing peace and prosperity. Instead it ..
ICYMI: Advent–A New Beginning for Those Seeking God and CommunityIn this blog post of Forming Lutherans, Dr. Rhoda Schuler, posts a video interview with Rev. Dr. Dien Taylor who explains how one may mark the beginning of the ritual formation of the catechumenate at Advent, the beginning of the church’s liturgical calendar. Dr. Taylor is a pastor at Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Bronx, ..
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FIVE THINGS NEW TESTAMENT TRANSLATIONS DON’T WANT YOU TO KNOW“Why do we teach Greek and Hebrew at the seminary? Don’t we already have good translations of the Bible?” ... We don’t teach Greek and Hebrew so that the students can produce their own translations of the Bible, but so that they can understand the decisions that the translators have made on their behalf