The Call to Remember and the Christian Faith (Guinness)

(This is a re-post from April, 2010) This section of Os Guinness' book, God in the Dark, came to mind when I was recently studying the repeated command of YHWH to his people: Remember the day you came out of Egypt...  Remember that the LORD your God redeemed you... Do not forget the LORD your… Continue reading The Call to Remember and the Christian Faith (Guinness)

History, WWII, and the Christian Faith

One thing that has contributed to the watering down of Christianity in American churches is a loss of knowledge about and respect for history.  Not that we should idolize history, but it sure is helpful to know the past for a whole host of reasons.  It's good to know how our Christian forefathers wrestled through… Continue reading History, WWII, and the Christian Faith

Why Remember? (Meilaender)

 Gilbert Meilaender, the Lutheran theologian and bioethicist, has some very helpful essays on ethics and the Christian life.  I've read his book Bioethics before, which I really enjoyed.  I just finished one essay in a collection of his essays called The Freedom of a Christian.  The essay is called "Why Remember?"  In this essay, Meilaender wrestles with… Continue reading Why Remember? (Meilaender)

Remember Yahweh: Memory and the Christian Faith

 This section of Os Guinness' book, God in the Dark, came to mind when I was recently studying the repeated command of YHWH to his people: Remember the day you came out of Egypt...  Remember that the LORD your God redeemed you... Do not forget the LORD your God (Deut 5.15, 7.18, 9.7, etc). "Clearly,… Continue reading Remember Yahweh: Memory and the Christian Faith