What is sin?

In a christian standpoint the term Sin is separation from God. If a man does not believe in God, he uncoupled from also connected to it ethical apparatus. Certain norms and rules do not apply to him so automatically, such as the Ten Commandments. Thou shalt not kill, it says what a devout Christian would…

A “Spirit-ual” Puzzle

I’ve been reading N.T. Wright’s book, Surprised by Hope. It’s a fascinating read, about heaven, resurrection and the mission of the church. The premise is that we can’t understand the mission or purpose of the church – that’s you and me – without understanding heaven and resurrection. And of course, heaven and resurrection can’t be addressed…

900.th birthday of Anselm of Canterbury

Anselm is the most important Christian theologian in the West between Augustine and Thomas Aquinas. His two great accomplishments are his Proslogium (in which he undertakes to show that Reason requires that men should believe in God), and his Cur Deus Homo? (in which he undertakes to show that Divine Love responding to human rebelliousness requires that God…

America chose Obama

“Well, here we are on the other side. A watershed moment. An historic election. And we, the American people, have made our choice. –  Barack Obama will be the 44th President of the United States, and the nation’s first black president. And in elections across the country, Democrats won their seats in the Senate. When…