Tag: love

The Pietist Schoolman Podcast, Episode #20: Christianity as Life

If any one of Philipp Spener’s six “pious wishes” is most central, or does the most to set Pietism apart from other Christian traditions that place a high value on Scripture and a “common priesthood,” it’s probably this one: …the people must have it impressed upon them and must accustom themselves to believing that it is…

Fear and Pity: A Review of The Nature of Love: A Theology for SpeakEasy Bloggers

The Nature of Love: A Theology By Thomas Jay Oord. 195 pp. $25.99 (hardcover) Perhaps I’m odd for thinking of Aristotle’s Poetics after I’ve read a book on Christian theology, but there it is.  By the time I got to the end of Thomas Oord’s latest offering all I could think about was Aristotle’s classic…