Tag Archives: hermeneutics

When the Church Is More Cultural than Christian

So, I’m reading this excellent biography of Bonhoeffer right now, and I’ve been mulling this question. Well, I guess it’s twofold, really. Background: You probably know this already, but just in case. In Nazi Germany the German church pretty much … Continue reading

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Does the Bible say anything about not using obscenities?

Does the Bible say anything about not using obscenities? We limit what music our teenage boys can download. Obviously, we do not allow songs that glorify extra marital sex, violence and the use of foul language. My 17 year-old wanted … Continue reading

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Appearance of Evil

Is it okay for a man and a woman to be roommates in a strictly platonic relationship? Close friends for years and considered “part of the family”? Read my response and post yours. Continue reading

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Which Bible translation is the best?

Dear C, Thanks for writing in; you ask a really good question. We in the United States are unmistakeably blessed to have such ready access to God’s Word. Not only do most Christians in the States have their own Bible, … Continue reading

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