Faith & Religion

A BIG opportunity

Religion | Do evil snake stories in many cultures suggest a garbled Garden of Eden history?
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 3/03/18, 11:11 am

This week’s edition of our Saturday Series begins the Book Idea Giveaway (BIG) that we’ll have periodically. I have a list of books I’d like to write but will never get to, so I’ll throw suggestions into the public domain from time to time, in the hope someone will run with them.

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Nine points of personality

Religion | Is Enneagram theory a key to spiritual transformation?
by Russell St. John
Posted 3/01/18, 04:07 pm

The Bible says every human being—unborn or born, young or old, male or female—bears the image of God. But like fingerprints, no two persons, not even identical twins, are truly identical. God creates each person unique, and the Holy Spirit possesses the unique power to transform sinners into the likeness of Christ.

Or maybe all you need is the right personality test.

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Creation is not a Rubik’s Cube

Religion | An evening with Marilynne Robinson, and thoughts on jet bridges
by Emily Belz
Posted 2/27/18, 04:01 pm

A New York moment: 

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson (Gilead) last Wednesday came to speak at Redeemer Presbyterian Church at the invitation of Redeemer’s Center for Faith & Work. The large sanctuary was full for the author, who noted in her initial comments that she is a “lapsed Presbyterian.” Robinson grew up in a Presbyterian family, but is now part of the mainline United Church of Christ. She spoke at length about her academic passion for reformed theologian John Calvin and revivalist Jonathan Edwards. 

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