I’d never say that we must understand and forgive those who harm us physically, emotionally, and mentally, whether with or without harmful intent. I always ache and empathize with victims and survivors first, and that’s my usual tendency. However, this week, I found myself thinking about those who were forced and driven to choose to harm and end the lives of others. How can they do that? Are they human?
Being mindful of that privilege, there's an exciting event on the horizon for us all in the United States. In 2023, October 9th marks Indigenous People's Day, a day of celebration and recognition. [...] Every year, it prompts us to reflect on the un-Christian aspects of the papal Doctrine of Discovery.
In the world of Reformed Theology, where intellectual exploration meets faith, the name Karl Barth looms large. His reinterpretation of St. Anselm's argument for the existence of God marks a pivotal moment in the evolution of theological thought. In this book review, we delve into Karl Barth's groundbreaking work, "Anselm: Fides Quaerens Intellectum," and explore how it represents a profound shift from traditional apologetics to a "faith-seeking understanding" approach.