Author Archives: Zion

7411 April 08

יזכור

Do I want to remember? The peaceful ghetto, before the raid: Children shaking like leaves in the wind. Mothers searching for a piece of bread. Shadows, on swollen legs, moving with fear. No, I don’t want to remember, but how can I forget? Do I want to remember, the creation of hell? The shouts of the Raiders, enjoying the hunt. Cries of […]

02 April 03

βάπτισμα

My wife and I recently discovered that she was carrying a child. As a result of this life-changing experience, a very basic theological question arose in my family. It was a question related to the Christian sacrament, or ordinance, of baptism. The reason the question arose was because both of us have a non-Reformed denominational […]

118 February 13

The Trinity, Postmodernity and the Mistake of Male Omnipotence

“If God is male, then the male is God.” This quote by Mary Daly serves as the backdrop for this post. I have recently become fascinated by feminist theological approaches and want to flesh some of my thoughts out here. For the record, it is my firm contention that woman and men are equal and […]

115 February 01

The Triune God, Postmodernity and Bacon

I know what you are thinking. “What in the hell does the Trinity have to do with postmodernity and bacon!?” The answer to this question is “everything.” Theology is risky business. One of the risks involved in the task of doing theology is that the theologian is always predisposed to become isolated in the ivory tower […]

99652 January 25

The Nature of Theological Language

The church “is directed every day, indeed every hour, to begin again at the beginning.” –Karl Barth What is at the beginning of theology? What or who stands before all theological discourse? In our approaches to developing our theology, in particular our doctrine of God, do we first understand who the Triune God is, as revealed […]

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