Augustine: Patron Saint of Bloggers?

I started reading Augustine’s Confessions today, in conjunction with a chapter “about” him (and his theological positions) in my Church History textbook.  I find myself growing more and more perplexed, being pulled in two separate directions. On one hand, when … Continue reading

Increedulous

In my Church History class, we have recently moved from the early era of the persecuted church into the era of the church-in-bed-with-the-empire.  This also happens to be the era of creeds.  I get the sense that for many, this … Continue reading

Daddy, Is Jesus God?

People have started wars, split churches, and even been burned at the stake over this simple question casually posed to me by my three year old son last night at dinner. “Daddy, is Jesus God?” It would have been easy … Continue reading