The Christian theologian can express "subsequent" theology from a place of confidence in their identity. What is this identity? As Christians in Act 5*, we have an identity at a particular time in history. We are in Christ and by the Holy Spirit, and we are members of the church about 2,000 years into Act … Continue reading The identity of the Christian theologian
An excerpt from N.T. Wright’s tome, Jesus and the Victory of God, page 268: “Centuries of Christian usage have accustomed readers of the New Testament to think of “forgiveness” as primarily a gift to the individual person, which can be made at any time. It is, in that sense, abstract and ahistorical, however much it … Continue reading The church is no longer in a state of sin.