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The Tickle Chronicles

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By Scott Fowler Veritas Conversation with Phyllis Tickle and Carmen Acevedo Butcher, 3/3/11 (Photo credit: Wyoming_Jackrabbit) So, how is it that I have become focused on Phyllis Tickle and, more specifically, her theology and approach to…

Dallas Willard Passed Away This Week

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Dallas Willard, best known for his book The Divine Conspiracy, passed away on Wednesday morning, he had pancreatic cancer. To me he was best known as a profound thinker in the area of spiritual formation and discipleship.…

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The Tickle Chronicles Recently, I made an effort to contact Phyllis Tickle. In case you don’t know who she is, she is the founding editor of the Religion Department of Publishers Weekly, the author of several…

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By Scott Fowler I am frequently asked if all sins are equally bad or if some sins are worse than others. Sometimes I just hear the statement being made in passing, “Well, we know that all…

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March 28, 2013   By Scott Fowler I would love to hear your thoughts on the questions below! “Are all sins equal in the sight of God?”  Put another way, “Is one sin worse than another?”…

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By Roger Erdvig “Boys will be boys,” the old saying goes. But did you know that boys in Massachusetts’ schools who consider themselves to be girls have the protected right to use the girl’s bathroom, and…

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By Roger Erdvig Remember “Bill Nye the Science Guy”? Bill Nye starred in a series of science videos that have been used to make science fun in homes and classrooms for years. I always had my…

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By Scott Fowler This, of course, is not a surprise. If you can believe it, the logic Bell uses is the bigger problem. Essentially he is saying, “What we have currently believed in the evangelical church…

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Rob Portman – Caricature (Photo credit: DonkeyHotey) By Scott Fowler In  a blog entry not yet published called The Sinking Ship of Evangelicalism . . .  , I wrote: Some are abandoning evangelicalism for political reasons.…

Love. The following is a quote from Han Urs Von Balthasar. It thus becomes clear that faith is ordered primarily to the inconceivability of God’s love, which surpasses us and anticipates us. This is the sole object, the sole daß(Martin…