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Powers, Principalities, and Structural Sin

I’m reading through Lesslie Newbigin’s The Gospel in a Pluralist Society, and was struck by his chapter “Principalities, Powers, and People”. He revisits the uses of Paul’s language of powers and principalities, which have been generally interpreted as elements of … Continue reading

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Recognizing the church: Marks, or Streams?

As a Roman Catholic who grew up reciting the Nicene Creed at every mass, I am accustomed to a paradigm in which we recognize the true church by the four creedal marks: one, holy, catholic[1], and apostolic. (Then of course, … Continue reading

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