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The Need for Another Alternative

(This is a devotion I offered to the SPU Board of Trustees meeting on 17 November 2016) It is a great pleasure to be with you this morning, and I want to express on behalf of the faculty a heartfelt … Continue reading

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The Discipleship Gauge: A Presidential Election

I am slowly recovering from all that has happened over the last few weeks regarding the American Presidential election. But one thing that continues to bother me, and it is something that should not be simply swept under the rug, … Continue reading

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El “¿Por qué?”

Cuando estuve en El Salvador enseñando ministros sobre el tema de teodicea durante este Diciembre pasado, les pregunte, “¿Cómo responden al “por qué” de teodicea con sus laicos?” El “por qué” representa todas las preguntas que tenemos cuando sufrimos. Ejemplos … Continue reading

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Introducción a la Teodicea

Recientemente escribí sobre el tema de teodicea, y pienso considerarlo en el futuro con otras obras. Para aclarar, “teodicea” es un esfuerzo intelectual para reconciliar fe en Dios con el sufrimiento y maldad que experimentamos en la vida cotidiana. Sus … Continue reading

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Creación y Santificación

Actualmente, estoy trabajando en un artículo dedicado al tema de santificación. Quiero enfatizar dos aspectos de este artículo.  Primero, muchas veces teólogos tienen varias posturas sobre la santificación pero no es claro de donde surgen estas diferencias. Una posibilidad es … Continue reading

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Response: Letchford’s Review of TT

Michael Letchford of the University of Bristol recently reviewed Theological Theodicy in the journal Theology [116.4 (July/August 2013): 283-284]. His review is of the kind that merits a response because it could leave a false impression of both my self-understanding … Continue reading

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Response: Green’s Review of RPE

(Note: As part of this research blog, I will take time every now and then to respond to reviews of my work as a way of interacting with reviewers and clarifying arguments.) Chris Green of the Pentecostal Theological Seminary was … Continue reading

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Hosea

My colleague Bo Lim and I are writing a commentary on Hosea through the Two Horizons Series by Eerdmans. Needless to say, I have found it overwhelming how Hosea, particularly Hosea 1-3, has been used and interpreted by people is … Continue reading

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SPS/WTS at SPU

Hope everybody enjoyed the joint meeting of SPS/WTS at Seattle Pacific. Overall, I take it to have been a good meeting. Not sure if people understood my paper at the SPS panel on holiness; I have significantly revised it since … Continue reading

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Newtown

Steve Rankin, University Chaplain at Southern Methodist University, recently cited my book in relation to the Newtown tragedy    http://stephenrankin.com/where-was-god/ Honestly, I am very torn inside about all of this. Very angry, horrified, and sad.  I don’t assume that my work … Continue reading

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