The Bible’s Reliability, ANE Cosmology, The Name of God & Jesus

It is fascinating. For a minute, I adopted this view, b/c it helped explain the genocide ancient Hebrews committed in God’s name. But then I was like, “wait, did they just take up this myth to demonize the ethnicities they conquered?” Demi-gods are in every ancient mythology. — Lamb's Harbinger (@LambsHarbinger) April 4, 2019 So, …

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Romans 13 and the State – Young Anabaptist Radicals

It is interesting to me how everyone just assumes that Paul is referring to the state in this passage. No one ever considers the possibility that Romans 13 has nothing to do with the state. There are even many translations that add the term “governing” to the Greek’s “authorities” so that the impression that the …

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The Historical Ills of Dominion Theology, Kingdom Now Theology and Covenant Replacement Theology

There are some forms of Christianity that hold to the belief (i.e. “covenant replacement theology”) that Christians are to establish God’s kingdom on earth through societal, legal and political means... and historically, these kinds of Christians have started wars, crusades and even City/States (ex. Vatican, Geneva, Amsterdam) in order to spread or “bring in” God’s …

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What Conservative Evangelical Protestants Mean by “Compromise”

[Update, 02/18/2018: Sam Kean, writer of Lamb's Harbinger, is PostEvangelical (or, Anti-Evangelical: see About page) but maintains this article, due to its "essential doctrine" subject matter] When Conservative Evangelical Protestants talk about "compromise," what do they mean? What does Conservative, Evangelical Protestant even mean? What does it matter? Well, all these things matter a great …

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Neither, Nor: Anabaptist Theology

Unbeknownst to many, there is an historically established and biblically sound alternative to the Reformation's nearly 600 yr. old Protestant vs. Catholic gridlock. Moreover, while Calvinists and Arminians continually dicker about Faith, Anabaptists quietly and confidently say, "Follow." Don't let anyone push you around in these matters by telling you it's "either, or" when (in …

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Questions for the Pope

Dear Pope Francis, Why is your Doctrine of Communion not supported by the New Testament, the Holy Scriptures? Why do you currently sell indulgences for sin, like it's the Middle Ages? Haven't we been through all of that? Martin Luther had a big problem with it... and so does the New Testament--Jesus and the Apostles, …

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The Consolidation of the Covenant Community

When I visited Rome this summer, and as I ambled up and down its most touristy streets, I spotted a prominent Anglican church on Via del Babuino and told my wife, "That's ironic for Rome. Let's go in just for giggles." As we looked around the walls of that sanctuary, I spied a 2 part …

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Out with the Old (Atheism); In with the New

Richard Dawkins has been invited to take a back seat by the new new atheism, according to UK's the Spectator.Once, religion was widely blamed by popular atheists for creating the worldviews which breed warmongering. Now, that apparently is over and done but not because atheism has neared the metaphysical/philosophical approach that faith traditions take to reach …

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