Category Archives: historical theology

Reading Genesis 1-2 — Forward and Introduction


Reading Genesis 1-2 — Forward and Introduction I recently acquired Reading Genesis 1-2: An Evangelical Conversation, edited by J. Daryl Charles. The book gives perspectives of five highly-qualified, Evangelical Old Testament scholars on the creation accounts of Genesis: Richard E. Averbeck (professor … Continue reading

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Just What is the Original Christian Gospel?


The Original Christian Gospel Fr. James Bernstein | 01 November 2011 (There are significant differences between Orthodox and Roman Catholic/Protestant understandings of just how we understand the Original Christian Gospel.  Here is the beginning of an excellent description of both … Continue reading

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[Onward Allah’s Soldiers, Marching as to War] Shia versus Sunni – Who is Who, and Why


Here is a concise and accurate discussion of the two main branches of Islam. With the warfare in the Middle East, helpful to recognize who is who.  Americans generally know little about the details of the world’s 2nd largest religion, … Continue reading

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Ever wonder about differences between Western and Eastern Christianity?


Here is an article showing some significant differences between Latin (Western, Roman, Protestant) Christianity and Greek (Eastern, Orthodoxy) Christianity. Good article.  Fr. Orthohippo An Orthodox Perspective on Alien Life November 17, 2013 by Gabe Martini This is an essay that … Continue reading

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See the First Photographs Ever Taken of Jerusalem


SmartNews Keeping you current See the First Photographs Ever Taken of Jerusalem Since 1844, millions of photographs have probably been taken of Jerusalem. But these blurry snaps are the very first. By Rose Eveleth smithsonianmag.com January 23, 2014 Read more: … Continue reading

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How and Why Theology and Exegesis may Change : One Denomination’s’s Challenge.


Council of Bishops requests complaint against Talbert November 15, 2013 (Stained class is from Trinity Methodist Church, Grand Rapids, Mi, Fr. Orthohippo’s childhood church.) by United Methodist News Service Original Article By Heather Hahn* LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. (UMNS) — After … Continue reading

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An Old Chestnut revisited: how old is the earth? “And on the seventh day God finished his work”


GeoScriptures — Genesis 2:2-3 — God’s rest and the age of the Earth by geochristian Thank you to geochristian for this view on a touchy topic.  Fr. Orthohippo And on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, … Continue reading

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