Search ResultsA theory of jerks Are you surrounded by fools? Are you the only reasonable person around? Then maybe you’re the one with the jerkitude, writes Eric Schwitzgebel in this humorous article exploring the theme of jerks, being judgmental, morality, etc.
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See more hymns... Beauty Will Save the World: Jonathan Edwards and Abraham Kuyper on Glory and Beauty Should Christian worship direct us to social action? John Bolt explores some ways Abraham Kuyper and Jonathan Edwards—both theologians of beauty and glory, and both very socially engaged—might point us in the right direction. Beauty as a Signpost to God, Part 2 This devotional by Mark D. Roberts on Ezekiel 41:17 illustrates how natural beauty directs the viewer to delight in God the creator. Roberts explains that the worship of beautiful objects is idolatry. Beauty and Biblical Interpretation Luke Murray explains how the theology of Hans Urs von Balthasar, by appealing to an encounter with beauty, can help the Church respond to the crisis in modern biblical studies. The Beauty of God's Law Scott Hoezee and David Bast examine Moses' farewell speech in Deuteronomy 1 and Deuteronomy 4:1-8, and discuss the beauty of God's law and how abiding by it makes our own lives beautiful, even attractive to others.... Baptism of the Lord: The Terrible Beauty of the Saving Power of God This lectionary resource for the Baptism of the Lord, focuses on the mystery, power, and beauty of God's saving power. God’s Beauty Evokes Our Joy This article by John Navone reflects on the theological concept of beauty, noting that the beauty of creation reflects God's beauty. When humans contemplate it they are directed toward God, ultimately resulting in joy. Beauty as a Signpost to God, Part 1 Discussing how our appreciation for beauty is a mark of our creative design in God's image, this devotional by Mark D. Roberts on Ezekiel 41:17-18 explores how natural beauty "points to the existence a creator." The Beauty God Desires This article reflects on beauty, suggesting that the beauty God desires is not physical beauty enhanced with cosmetic products and surgical procedures, but the beauty of a messenger with a heart for God proclaiming good news.