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mcarans's Recent Activity

  1. mcarans liked GingerBeer's post in the thread C.S. Lewis on the atrocities of Joshua and God's goodness vs inerrancy.

    He was right.

    Oct 12, 2019 at 5:38 AM
  2. mcarans replied to the thread C.S. Lewis on the atrocities of Joshua and God's goodness vs inerrancy.

    No that's not what I meant. I just meant that there are other long surviving cultures that aren't violent or at least are not that violent.

    Oct 11, 2019 at 12:18 PM
  3. mcarans replied to the thread C.S. Lewis on the atrocities of Joshua and God's goodness vs inerrancy.

    Just that the Hebrews aren't special in surviving with their culture intact for a long time nor in being less violent than say the...

    Oct 11, 2019 at 11:17 AM
  4. mcarans replied to the thread C.S. Lewis on the atrocities of Joshua and God's goodness vs inerrancy.

    There are other long surviving ethnic groups eg. The San people of southern Africa, who have lived as hunter-gatherers for thousands of...

    Oct 11, 2019 at 9:18 AM
  5. mcarans replied to the thread C.S. Lewis on the atrocities of Joshua and God's goodness vs inerrancy.

    Which standard of judgement from the Bible - OT or NT? Matthew 5: "38 “You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth...

    Oct 11, 2019 at 5:56 AM
  6. mcarans liked A_Thinker's post in the thread C.S. Lewis on the atrocities of Joshua and God's goodness vs inerrancy.

    I, in accord with Lewis here, have often considered that the Old Testament writings are, in some part, propaganda for Israel ...

    Oct 11, 2019 at 5:47 AM
  7. mcarans replied to the thread C.S. Lewis on the atrocities of Joshua and God's goodness vs inerrancy.

    From what I have found, it is from Chapter 9, "Grief," p. 156-157, of Beversluis's unrevised edition of his book "C.S. Lewis and the...

    Oct 11, 2019 at 5:47 AM
  8. mcarans posted a new thread.

    C.S. Lewis on the atrocities of Joshua and God's goodness vs inerrancy

    "...the atrocities (and treacheries) of Joshua...the dangers of believing in a God whom we cannot but regard as evil, and then, in mere...

    Forum: General Theology

    Oct 11, 2019 at 3:51 AM
  9. mcarans replied to the thread October CWR magazine: Monte Wolverton, Brad Jersak, Brian Zahnd, Laura Urista, Richard Rohr.

    You're welcome and thanks for highlighting those points. If of interest, the subreddit where I posted the OP focuses on these kinds of...

    Oct 9, 2019 at 7:56 AM
  10. mcarans liked Shrewd Manager's post in the thread October CWR magazine: Monte Wolverton, Brad Jersak, Brian Zahnd, Laura Urista, Richard Rohr.

    Thanks! Some good pointed articles there: Jersak: conversion under compulsion is not conversion at all—it’s just spiritual blackmail....

    Oct 9, 2019 at 7:53 AM
  11. mcarans posted a new thread.

    October CWR magazine: Monte Wolverton, Brad Jersak, Brian Zahnd, Laura Urista, Richard Rohr

    October Christianity without the Religion magazine featuring Monte Wolverton, Brad Jersak, Brian Zahnd, Laura Urista, Richard Rohr....

    Forum: Controversial Christian Theology

    Oct 9, 2019 at 3:26 AM
  12. mcarans liked 1watchman's post in the thread Faith the size of a mustard seed is enough to forgive (Luke 17).

    We should note that this is a teaching session for disciples before the Lord. Lk. 17:3-4 are together showing a need for a Godly...

    Oct 8, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  13. mcarans rated Tolworth John's post Agree in the thread Faith the size of a mustard seed is enough to forgive (Luke 17).

    Verse 4 is the key. If they say sorry We have to forgive them and often we need God's grace to be able to do this.

    Oct 7, 2019 at 6:52 AM
  14. mcarans posted a new thread.

    Faith the size of a mustard seed is enough to forgive (Luke 17)

    "5 The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” 6 The Lord replied, “If you had faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say...

    Forum: General Theology

    Oct 7, 2019 at 4:43 AM