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My Heart Would Poison <i>You</i>, But God Wants My Poison Heart

My Heart Would Poison You, But God Wants My Poison Heart

I just came across this quote from Yitzhak Zuckerman, who was a Jewish resistance movement leader in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising during World War II: If you could lick my heart, it would poison you. Wow! You see, although a hero of the resistance movement, plagued by survivor guilt, he became an uncontrollable alcoholic later […]

Genuine Christian Theology is about the Promises in Christ, as opposed to Philosophies of Grace

Genuine Christian Theology is about the Promises in Christ, as opposed to Philosophies of Grace

An excerpt from Oswald Bayer’s Theology the Lutheran Way: (On Psalm 51) The words of the psalm compel us to speak of sin and grace. Theology can have no other theme. But even sin and grace can be spoken of philosophically, meaning “metaphysically”, “morally”, or “historically.” The “rule” Luther uses to judge the genuineness of […]