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Dr. Lainey Greer - Biblical Theology of the body

Why Biblical Counselors Need a Theology of the Body

Over the last several years, there has been growing recognition of the body in Christian circles, which is greatly needed.  My PhD work focused on systematic theology with a minor in biblical counseling. In my dissertation, I devised a theology of the body (TOB) that I used to create a framework for understanding body image. Compared …

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Biblical Critical Theory - Christopher Watkins

“Biblical Critical Theory” By Christopher Watkins Review

A New Christian Social Theory [But now] enter Christopher Watkin and his mammoth volume Biblical Critical Theory: How the Bible’s Unfolding Story Makes Sense of Modern Life and Culture, which gives a new take on what culture is and how to think about it as a Christian. In the book Watkin’s aim is to map …

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BibleMesh Institute Culture Series - Great Commandment

The Great Commandment and Theological Education

You’re likely familiar with the Great Commandment. Jesus gives us this command when confronted by some theological experts, attempting to trap him. But when the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together. And one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him.  “Teacher, which is the great commandment …

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“Stinging” Words—Martin Luther (1483 – 1546)

The year 1517 brought monk Martin Luther out of the shadows and into the courts of both the Pope and Emperor. Boldly challenging the practice of selling indulgences within the Roman Catholic Church, Luther soon learned such preaching was very dangerous. Refusing to be intimidated by those who sought to silence him, Luther continued to preach “stinging” words from …

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BOOK REVIEW: Elizabeth Saintsbury, George MacDonald: A Short Life

Edinburgh: Canongate Publishing, 1987, 152 pgs. Summary: A non-academic biography of the writer George MacDonald (1824-1905). MacDonald was a Scottish fiction writer whose works of Christian fantasy influenced C.S. Lewis and G.K. Chesterton. He appears as the protagonist’s guide to heaven in Lewis’ The Great Divorce. The book traces MacDonald’s major geographic movements from birth to …

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