Refections & Ramblings: Volume Eighteen Some reflections about trying not to live life on a binary theological island.
he following text, often attributed to St. Basil the Great, is now regarded by some scholars as the work of one of Basil’s followers. This translation is the work of C. Paul Schroeder and is included in his collection of St. Basil’s writings On Social Justice. “The world that forgets God, brothers and sisters, is ruledContinue reading “Selected Quotes from “On Mercy and Justice””
When Luke speaks of the will of God, he uses the word δεῖ. It is found 101 times in the New Testament. Luke uses it 41 times in Luke-Acts, with 14 of those occurrences being found in Luke. This word is typically understood as being translated “it is necessary” or that something “must” happen. Luke’sContinue reading “Jesus’ Understanding of God’s Will in the Book of Luke”