Okay by me. I never thought Nietzsche was compatible with the American way.
True, to a point. But instead of May Day parades of missiles through Red Square, we get gay pride marches of dildos through a city near you. On the other hand, we don’t have Chernobyls (yet), so I guess we’re not totally being gypped.
Yesterday at church the speaker reminded us that the fall is our inheritance from Adam, on good scriptural authority. (more…)
There are many theories about the Atonement. All are at best analogies. What Christ did matters much more than our explanations about it do. Especially on Good Friday, we should probably spend more time at the foot of the cross instead of critiquing concepts and philosophies.
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Christ chose to let himself be in Satan’s power and in the power of the Romans. Its important that he chose, because it made him a willing victim. Its also important that he did not directly choose the garden agony or the cross. These were the choices of his tormentors. If he had chosen them himself, he would have been willing but not a victim. (more…)