Category: Doctrine

Who was Saint Augustine?

Saint Augustine sat at a desk writing

Every Friday I offer a snapshot of a philosopher from history, reflecting on an idea of significance they contributed to the history of thought. There is necessarily some crossover between philosophy and theology, as is evident in today’s post, where I’ll be profiling Augustine… Continue Reading “Who was Saint Augustine?”

The Bible and Hell

An old Bible with a gold cross on the cover

In today’s Thursday Theology post I’d like to invite you to read a study on the subject of hell as it is written about in the Bible. You may find it refreshing to explore this subject in some depth. It is by no means… Continue Reading “The Bible and Hell”

What is ‘God’s Decree’?

An open Bible

The decree of God is a notion I’ve found puzzling since I first heard it while watching Calvinists discussing theology on YouTube. I simply didn’t understand the term. To me, a decree is a kind of command or order. But this didn’t seem to… Continue Reading “What is ‘God’s Decree’?”

Pascal’s Wager Discussed

A man sat on a bench reading a book with tall grass in the foreground

Christianity might seem strange to some, particularly to those who haven’t had a revelation of the reality of God. But when we come to understand the Christian worldview, and how it relates to every human being, we are all forced to consider seriously the… Continue Reading “Pascal’s Wager Discussed”

A Brief Look at Textual Criticism

An ancient piece of parchment

I’m currently doing some research into the issues surrounding the reliability of the Bible. What I mean by this is I’m exploring whether or not it matters that there are different Bible versions with different translations of certain words, phrases, and passages. I came… Continue Reading “A Brief Look at Textual Criticism”