Tagged "theology"

Unlike most blogs, this tags page displays pages in forward order, as many of the posts that I make are cumulative and it is better to start at the beginning.

Let's Build a Mark

I’m going to engage in a bit of speculative theology in this post. Revelation 14:11:

And the smoke of their torment will rise for ever and ever. There will be no rest day or night for those who worship the beast and its image, or for anyone who receives the mark of its name.

I’m going to overinterpret the last clause as as a claim that anyone who receives the mark will become unsavable.


Egalitarianism is Profoundly Wrong

I’ve been listening to Mark Winger’s series on Women in Ministry, and Egalitarianism vs. Complementarianism in general. I think he does a great job of exploring carefully and thoroughly why egalitarianism is a factually and logically incorrect position as drawn from the Bible, and recommend it if you have the time and interest.


A Tidbit on "Free Will" and Theodicy

A note on a common aspect of theodicy (the problem of evil) and/or free will: It is commonly supposed that free will is in conflict with God knowing the outcome of our free choices, and that free will1 must somehow entail God not knowing and not being able to know what we will choose.