Part II – Understanding Christ’s Cry of Abandonment

Part II – Understanding Christ’s Cry of Abandonment

In response to the last post (Understanding Christ’s Cry of Abandonment), I have been asked about Pope Saint John Paul’s II comment on Christ’s cry, taken from one his Encyclical On the Christian Meaning of Human Suffering: One can say that these words on abandonment are born at the level of that inseparable union of the Son with the Father, and are born because the Father “laid on him the iniquity of us all”. They also...

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Wheaton’s Neat, But Rome is Older

Called to Communion has published an interesting article about Reformation Day, in which Carl Trueman’s review of Noll and Nystrom’s Is the Reformation Over? is cited approvingly. Trueman writes: Every year I tell my Reformation history class that Roman Catholicism is, at least in the West, the default position. Rome has a better claim to historical continuity and institutional unity than any Protestant denomination, let alone the strange...

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The Bible: Whose Book Is It?

As you may know, Modern Reformation magazine is dedicating its 2010 issues to the topic of Scripture, and the March/April edition was just delivered to my door yesterday (and by the way, hats off to my pal and fellow Upper Crust Theological Society founding member, Ryan Glomsrud, who is the new executive editor). The lead article, as always, is by Michael Horton and is called “God’s Word in Human Words: The Inspiration of Scripture.” As is...

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