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The Book Of Job And Our Human Suffering, James C. Schaap Jun 2018

The Book Of Job And Our Human Suffering, James C. Schaap

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"In this world, people suffer. It comes with the territory. You can wish that fact not true, but you cannot wish it away. People suffer."

Posting about ­­­­­­­­the universal experience of grief and pain from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/the-book-of-job-and-our-human-suffering/


De Profundis: Lament In Worship, Karen Demol Jun 2018

De Profundis: Lament In Worship, Karen Demol

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"If we come into God’s presence as whole persons, we come burdened with illness, grief, and confusion as well as with joy; with regrets and sorrows as well as with thanksgiving."

Posting about ­­­­­­­­honest faith from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/de-profundis-lament-in-worship/


Interpreting Scripture Through Mystery, Doubt, And Ancient Lit: A Review Of "Inspired", Kayt E. Frisch Jun 2018

Interpreting Scripture Through Mystery, Doubt, And Ancient Lit: A Review Of "Inspired", Kayt E. Frisch

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"In her new book, Inspired, popular blogger Rachel Held Evans engagingly wrestles in reconciling the difficult passages in the Old Testament with the overarching message of the Bible."

Posting about the book Inspired from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/interpreting-scripture-through-mystery-doubt-ancient-lit-a-review-of-inspired/


Work And Rest: Cultural Lessons From A Semester Abroad, Sam Roskamp Jun 2018

Work And Rest: Cultural Lessons From A Semester Abroad, Sam Roskamp

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"I sometimes wonder what the cost of the U.S. work culture has been. Have we become so fueled by work, success, busy schedules, and growth that we even created the phrase, 'time is money'?"

Posting about learning from other cultures from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/be-still/


Loving Our Neighbors: A Review Of "The Gospel Comes With A House Key", Emily Rowe Jun 2018

Loving Our Neighbors: A Review Of "The Gospel Comes With A House Key", Emily Rowe

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"Have we authentically shared the gospel in ways that people can hear, see, touch, and taste? Has 'loving our neighbors' been genuinely, substantially, and sacrificially practiced?"

Posting about the book The Gospel Comes with a House Key: Practicing Radically Ordinary Hospitality in Our Post-Christian World from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/loving-our-neighbors-a-review-of-the-gospel-comes-with-a-house-key/


Do Bakers Have To Bake Cakes For Same-Sex Weddings?, Donald Roth Jun 2018

Do Bakers Have To Bake Cakes For Same-Sex Weddings?, Donald Roth

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"As to the underlying issue of whether wedding cakes are something that the government can compel a baker to bake for same-sex couples, well, the jury is still out."

Posting about a recent ruling from the Supreme Court regarding free expression vs. public accommodation from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/do-bakers-have-to-bake-cakes-for-same-sex-weddings/


Why They're Leaving And Why It Matters: Gen Z'S Mass Exodus From Church, Aaron Baart Jun 2018

Why They're Leaving And Why It Matters: Gen Z'S Mass Exodus From Church, Aaron Baart

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"Whether we want to admit it or not, the Church has an image problem. Today’s iteration of the Church isn’t appealing to Gen Z."

Posting about ­­­­­­­­reasons for the decline in church affiliation from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/why-theyre-leaving-and-why-it-matters-gen-zs-mass-exodus-from-church/


Solo: A Star Wars Story (Movie Review), Joshua Matthews Jun 2018

Solo: A Star Wars Story (Movie Review), Joshua Matthews

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"In Solo, Han tries to figure out who he is and what he belongs to, if anything."

Posting about the movie Solo: A Star Wars Story from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/movie-review-solo/


A Catholic Perspective On Marriage And The Gift Of Children - With Special Attention To Herman Dooyeweerd's Social Ontology Of Marriage, Eduardo J. Echeverria Jun 2018

A Catholic Perspective On Marriage And The Gift Of Children - With Special Attention To Herman Dooyeweerd's Social Ontology Of Marriage, Eduardo J. Echeverria

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Commencement Address At Dordt College, May 2017, Mark Verbruggen Jun 2018

Commencement Address At Dordt College, May 2017, Mark Verbruggen

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Pastor Verbruggen delivered this commencement address in May 2017 at Dordt College.


A Review Of Robert Sweetman's Tracing The Lines: Spiritual Exercise And The Gesture Of Christian Scholarship, Calvin Seerveld Jun 2018

A Review Of Robert Sweetman's Tracing The Lines: Spiritual Exercise And The Gesture Of Christian Scholarship, Calvin Seerveld

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Reviewed Title: Tracing the Lines: Spiritual Exercise and the Gesture of Christian Scholarship by Robert Sweetman. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2016. 177 pp. ISBN: 9781498296830


Exploring Christian Song (Book Review), Karen A. De Mol Jun 2018

Exploring Christian Song (Book Review), Karen A. De Mol

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Reviewed Title: Exploring Christian Song edited by M. Jennifer Bloxam and Andrew Shenton. Lexington: Lexington Books, 2017. 238 pp. ISBN: 9781498549905.


What Is To Be Done With The Underground Man: A Comparison Of N.G. Chernyshevsky And F.M. Dostoevsky, Mark Mccarthy Jun 2018

What Is To Be Done With The Underground Man: A Comparison Of N.G. Chernyshevsky And F.M. Dostoevsky, Mark Mccarthy

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No abstract provided.


The Liturgical Lives Of Pets, Howard Schaap May 2018

The Liturgical Lives Of Pets, Howard Schaap

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"Stewardship draws our hearts upward and downward, to not only the transcendent and sublime but also the immanent and mundane."

Posting about lessons learned from pet ownership from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/the-liturgical-lives-of-pets/


Parenting, Attachment Theory, And God, Erin Olson May 2018

Parenting, Attachment Theory, And God, Erin Olson

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"Have you ever stopped to consider how experiences in your childhood may have impacted your perceptions of God?"

Posting about ­­­­­­­­the importance of the parent-child relationship from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/parenting-attachment-theory-and-god/


Chappaquiddick (Movie Review), Joshua Matthews May 2018

Chappaquiddick (Movie Review), Joshua Matthews

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“'Chappaquiddick' probes basic issues about the moral behaviors of American politicians and why voters elect them, even when politicians behave badly."

Posting about the movie Chappaquiddick from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/movie-review-chappaquiddick/


Alzheimer's Disease Treatment Interventions And The Soul: Moral And Ethical Considerations, Bruce Vermeer May 2018

Alzheimer's Disease Treatment Interventions And The Soul: Moral And Ethical Considerations, Bruce Vermeer

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Estate Planning: Psalms And Hymns For A Lifetime, Karen Demol May 2018

Estate Planning: Psalms And Hymns For A Lifetime, Karen Demol

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"Singing classics of the faith that have been 'keepers' for decades and centuries enables the various generations within a congregation to sing together, strongly."

Posting about the rich heritage of classic hymns from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/estate-planning-psalms-and-hymns-for-a-lifetime/


Church Music In The Current Technological Age, Jonathan De Groot May 2018

Church Music In The Current Technological Age, Jonathan De Groot

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"As hymn books dissolve into digital catalogs and organs morph into macbooks, what do we make of the source of our songs?"

Posting about changes in worship music from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/church-music-in-the-current-technological-age/


Siouxland Ozymandias, James C. Schaap, Mark Munger May 2018

Siouxland Ozymandias, James C. Schaap, Mark Munger

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This is a podcast from Dr. James Schaap's Small Wonders, a series of historical vignettes about regional history for KWIT/KOIA public radio in Sioux City, Iowa. Podcasts of these and other stories from the collection, read by the author, can also be found on the station's website, www.KWIT.org, by entering Professor Schaap's name in the search field.


A Quiet Place (Movie Review), Joshua Matthews May 2018

A Quiet Place (Movie Review), Joshua Matthews

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"The great accomplishment of A Quiet Place is its own soundscape, which gets us to listen to everything in it."

Posting about the movie A Quiet Place In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/a-quiet-place-review/


Science For All Christians, Jeff Ploegstra May 2018

Science For All Christians, Jeff Ploegstra

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"What questions should we endeavor to answer as we work out the relationship between our faith commitments and our scientific insight?"

Posting about a Reformed worldview on the complexities of creation from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/science-for-all-christians/


Providential Creation And A Gracious Science, Carl P. Fictorie May 2018

Providential Creation And A Gracious Science, Carl P. Fictorie

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"Christians who work in the sciences wrestle daily with the work of investigating the universe through the lens of faith."

Posting about God's providence and nature from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/providential-creation-and-a-gracious-science/


Against Common Sense, Channon Visscher May 2018

Against Common Sense, Channon Visscher

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"Scientific inquiry... allows for the exploration of phenomena that would otherwise remain beyond human intuition."

Posting about ­­­­­­­­beauty and truth in creation from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/against-common-sense/


The Fruitless Search For The Theory Of Everything, Rebekah Earnshaw May 2018

The Fruitless Search For The Theory Of Everything, Rebekah Earnshaw

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"Knowing truly is something we are given and not something we achieve."

Posting about ­­­­­­­­discovering truth from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/the-fruitless-search-for-the-theory-of-everything/


Ready Player One (Movie Review), Joshua Matthews Apr 2018

Ready Player One (Movie Review), Joshua Matthews

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Posting about ­­­­­­­­the movie Ready Player One from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/ready-player-one-review/


Reading In Context: Zacchaeus And The Economics Of Salvation, Benjamin J. Lappenga Apr 2018

Reading In Context: Zacchaeus And The Economics Of Salvation, Benjamin J. Lappenga

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"One way to go about shaking ourselves from the interpretive grooves (ruts!) formed by our Western assumptions is to encounter a reading of a well-known text that seems shocking at first, until the 'new' reading focuses our eyes upon the biblical words themselves."

Posting about ­­­­­­­­Zacchaeus' salvation story from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/zacchaeus-and-the-economics-of-salvation/


A Christian Psychologist's Take On Parenting In A Tech-Driven World, Luralyn M. Helming Apr 2018

A Christian Psychologist's Take On Parenting In A Tech-Driven World, Luralyn M. Helming

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"Technology is changing faster than any of us can comprehend or adapt to, and we must keep on the lookout for good research to support our decisions in coping with it."

Posting about adapting to a digital world from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/a-psychology-professors-take-on-parenting-in-a-tech-driven-world/


Movies Are Prayers (Book Review), Joshua Matthews Apr 2018

Movies Are Prayers (Book Review), Joshua Matthews

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"I think that Josh Larsen believes that movies can be important imaginative visions, but he goes one step further."

Posting about ­­­­­­­­the book Movies are Prayers from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/movies-are-prayers-book-review/


What Can We Learn From Atheists? (Leader's Guide And Participant's Guide), Lydia Marcus Apr 2018

What Can We Learn From Atheists? (Leader's Guide And Participant's Guide), Lydia Marcus

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A study of Larry Tauton's The Faith of Christopher Hitchens: The Restless Soul of the World's Most Notorious Atheist