I don’t recall whether I ever really wanted to write a book about women and the Bible and how and why I believed the Bible gives us a mutualist vision for men and women. I think maybe I did, but it was all rather vague.
When I wrote The Disciple I focused on the idea from John 1:12-13 that God has given us the ‘right’ to become children of God. I’ve been struck by that phrase and some of the implications of being given a ‘right’ to be a child of God for many years.
What I’ve found is that at the centre of C.S. Lewis’ spiritual theology as we see it in his letters, his fiction, his apologetic work, and his literary criticism, is an understanding of cruciformity…
We could just ignore it, which I think many husbands and wives in practice, just do. It’s basically what my husband and I have done for nearly 26 years now.
God does not ‘rule over’ Christ and let’s not adopt lordship as a concept within the Trinity, because the Father is not the Lord of the Son.
This is the fourth post in a series. For part one click here, part two click here, and part three click here. ‘Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might break the power of him who holds the power of death – that is, the […]
This is the third post in a series. For part one click here, and part two click here. The Two Wills… In this post, I’ll explain a bit more about how Maximus saw the two wills functioning in the one person of Christ. Some of the problems with this idea could be: Did it mean that […]
What has this passion to do with the two wills of Christ?
This probably still sounds so like an abstract philosophical debate, and to be honest, it’s going to sound worse before it sounds better…
Schizophrenic Jesus? Imagine you were facing an inquisition and, on pain of torture, mutilation, and exile, they asked you to answer the following question correctly: ‘How many ‘wills’ does Jesus have – one or two?’ Apart from thinking you’d stumbled into a Monty Python sketch, what else might go through your mind? Is that even […]