Does faith in the personal God of Scripture make sense if we acknowledge that we do not have free will? This blog presupposes that we don’t have free will, but argues that far from being a source of anxiety or even a death sentence for faith, our lack of free will may actually be the central point of Scripture and essential to our inherent human dignity.
June 2, 2016 - Seeing is Believing
do not put new wine into old wineskins.
Otherwise the skins burst, the wine spills out, and the skins are ruined.
Rather, they pour new wine into fresh wineskins, and both are preserved.”
Heschel tells the story of the rookie reporter who is sent to cover a socialite
wedding. He returns the next day dejected
and tells his editor that there was no story because the groom never showed up.
we arrive at faith with the old assumption that it is about magic and morality,
we will leave dejected.