Thread by @NyashaJunior on Resources for Knowing the Differences & Similarities between Amish, Mennonite, and Quaker Faith Traditions

Thread by @NyashaJunior: Digital Quaker Collection esr.earlham.edu/dqc/index.html @ESRQuaker #AmRel Plowshares Digital Archive for Peace Studies palni.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collec… @earlham1847 #AmRel Mennonites, Amish, and the Pennsylvania Dutch Language anab… — Read on threadreaderapp.com/thread/1266736819242139650.html

Luke 13:3-5 & the Super-natural, Non-violent Resistance Politic of Jesus

In a recent exchange on social media, I came across this excerpt of N.T. Wright's interpretation of Luke 13:3-5. No, I tell you; but unless you  repent, you will all likewise perish. Or those eighteen on whom the tower in Siloam fell and killed them: do you think that they were worse offenders than all the …

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Historians & Researchers on What #FreedomOfReligionIs

Today’s the anniversary of 1786 Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom. My Senate Resolution 53 recognizes the day & honors importance of religious liberty for all – people of any faith & people with none. #ReligiousFreedomIs #mnleg https://t.co/nk6tZ1L1mz pic.twitter.com/AszFi5pnWV— Senator John Marty (@JohnMarty) January 16, 2019 "We need to reclaim the definition and broader meaning of …

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26: Jesus and self defense | Almost Heretical

Tragically, school shootings happen seemingly every week in America these days, and every time they do a debate breaks out over guns and the right to bear arms. Many believe it’s “a God-given right” to own and use a gun, and many think that Jesus affirmed and even commanded armed self-defense. Others insist that Christianity …

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3 Crucial Reasons Why Holding to PSA (Penal Substitution Atonement) is Legitimate

1. Only Exclusive PSA is Problematic Justice can be both restorative and retributive; these complementary aspects of authentic justice are not mutually exclusive. Rather, the two aspects belong together in order to comprise and demonstrate a well-rounded justice. Penal Substitution Atonement can harmoniously coexist with other Atonement views, such as Medical Substitution, Christus Victor, Aikido …

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Lamb’s Harbinger’s Top Spiritual Influencers

For a heart-focused discipleship that promotes brain science's role in building community, healing emotionally, breaking addictions and compulsions, maturing relationally & spiritually, and understanding personal spiritual warfare, as well as leading others through advanced spiritual matters (ex. SRA survivors, DD, etc.): For teachings on the Church being authentic to its Scriptural descriptions and prescriptions as a living …

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The Sermon on the Mount was Not Originally for the Church

Against popular modern-day misconception, the Sermon on the Mount was NOT originally delivered to the New Testament Church. It does not directly apply to us, though we can draw from its principles. Yet, we must be sure we correctly interpret the Sermon before we can be assured the principles drawn are sound. To put it …

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Colossians: Jesus is Better than Special Knowledge, Part 1

1:1 From a Roman prison cell, of all places, the Apostle Paul writes to the believers and "faithful brothers" (probably church leaders) at Colossae. Next to him sits Timothy, Paul's partner in ministry even while in holding. Paul writes the letters to Ephesians and to Philemon at about the same time (A.D. 60-62). We know …

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