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mcarans's Recent Activity

  1. mcarans replied to the thread The end of "magic".

    Thanks for your reply. I've followed up with a question here about the types of miracles pre and post-Jesus: Why have the types of...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 4:20 AM
  2. mcarans liked Ing Bee's post in the thread Trusting God in the midst of tragedy and evil.

    We trust Him just like we trust anyone else, on the basis of: self-disclosure (who a person claims to be) character (the collective...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 4:18 AM
  3. mcarans liked Tone's post in the thread The end of "magic".

    What I have in mind also is the fact that nature isn't natural, post fall, it is unnatural...so bringing someone from the dead is...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 4:15 AM
  4. mcarans replied to the thread Why have the types of miracles changed pre-Jesus to post-Jesus?.

    Ok thanks I understand what you're getting at now - that explains for the time period up until Jesus's death and resurrection. What...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 11:15 AM
  5. mcarans replied to the thread The end of "magic".

    Thank you! That article by Hiebert is a fascinating read. I'll probably post it on r/cruciformity at some point (or you are welcome to...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 9:56 AM
  6. mcarans liked DamianWarS's post in the thread The end of "magic".

    Paul Hiebert has something to say about this: The Flaw of the Excluded Middle the article is a great read but if you don't have the...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 9:55 AM
  7. mcarans replied to the thread Why have the types of miracles changed pre-Jesus to post-Jesus?.

    No that doesn't answer the question which was quite specific and didn't talk about people asking for signs, just the change in the signs...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 9:44 AM
  8. mcarans replied to the thread Why have the types of miracles changed pre-Jesus to post-Jesus?.

    It's a fair point. Can you elaborate on why you think different miracles are needed post-Jesus to pre-Jesus?

    Mar 21, 2019 at 9:43 AM
  9. mcarans replied to the thread The end of "magic".

    If you are interested, I run a subreddit called r/cruciformity which you are welcome to join. The subreddit is about cruciform theology...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 5:11 AM
  10. mcarans replied to the thread Why have the types of miracles changed pre-Jesus to post-Jesus?.

    If you are interested, I run a subreddit called r/cruciformity which you are welcome to join. The subreddit is about cruciform theology...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 5:10 AM
  11. mcarans liked Jonathan Walkerin's post in the thread Why have the types of miracles changed pre-Jesus to post-Jesus?.

    It certainly has nothing to do with people getting educated and less superstitious. God probably just decided to quit doing anything...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 4:58 AM
  12. mcarans liked Norbert L's post in the thread Why have the types of miracles changed pre-Jesus to post-Jesus?.

    Look at what Jesus states here Matthew 26:53. The old covenant had Him as their King 1 Samuel 8:7. What does that add up to? The king...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 4:24 AM
  13. mcarans liked Pavel Mosko's post in the thread Why have the types of miracles changed pre-Jesus to post-Jesus?.

    Well to start with miracles like the pillar of fire are referencing Mesopotamian iconography. Basically when Abraham came from Ur of...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 4:23 AM
  14. mcarans posted a new thread.

    Why have the types of miracles changed pre-Jesus to post-Jesus?

    Why have the types of miracles changed scale from nature ones such as God in a pillar of fire or turning the Nile to blood pre-Jesus to...

    Forum: Controversial Christian Theology

    Mar 21, 2019 at 3:54 AM
  15. mcarans liked Halbhh's post in the thread Is seeking evidence of God proof of lack of faith?.

    Consider: it's not really 'evidence' we seek, but God Himself. Because He is a Person, not just an event or an object. We are seeking...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 3:49 AM