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Race Counseling in the Early Church
Racism | Social Justice

Race Counseling in the Early Church

To employ the vocabulary of the modernists, the early church seemed to suffer from a classic case of xenophobia and privilege. Successful evangelical work on the part of the Church in and around Jerusalem had brought members from two diverse groups of distant brothers back into closer proximity than they had been for centuries and problems were bound to arise.

By the time of Acts chapter six, dissension had arisen between the Hellenists and the Hebraics. The accusation was favoritism.

An Aesthetic Apologetic?
Art

An Aesthetic Apologetic?

Goodness, Truth, and Beauty as transcendental goals worthy of all human pursuit has plagued many a philosophical mind through the ages. Truth is something in which knowledge delights, the good is something whose possession satisfies us: beauty is that which the perception pleases us.” (Italics original). The idea of reason or truth defending the veracity of the Christian truth claims is not new. Nor terribly new is the idea that our faithful behavior may commend the faith to the unbeliever. But what about beauty?