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The Grace of Doing Nothing – Again: A Defense of the UM Bishops’ Call for Silence

Posted on : May 30, 2016

I interrupt my intended discussion of the Neo-Augustinian and Neo-Anabaptists’ interpretation of the command to love enemies for a more immediate application. How do we love enemies in the church, who view us as faithless,… Continue Reading

Living as Holy People in a Post-Christian Age

Posted on : May 4, 2016

How shall we live as God’s holy people in a post-Christian age? Should we even talk about holiness when such talk, especially when linked to purity, sounds like a worrisome form of extremism? These are… Continue Reading

Loving Enemies?

Posted on : May 2, 2016

What is the relationship between the command to love one’s enemies and the use of violence and/or other coercive political means? Two important contemporary approaches to Christian ethics offer different, perhaps incommensurable, answers. On the… Continue Reading
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January 23, 2023

“An abba said, ‘The prophets wrote books, then came our fathers, who put them into practice. Those who came after them learnt them by heart. Then came the present generation, who …

January 23, 2023

“An abba said, ‘The prophets wrote books, then came our fathers, who put them into practice. Those who came after them learnt them by heart. Then came the present generation, who …

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December 16, 2022

AFTE is now accepting scholarship applications for 2023. Applications and required supporting materials are due in the AFTE office no …

July 1, 2022

A Foundation for Theological Education (AFTE) John Wesley Fellowships have been awarded to six doctoral students. The John Wesley Fellows …