Lent is a traditional season of repentance. Walking the cross is a common Western tradition of liturgical repentance. “A more penitential liturgical expression is the Orthodox Canon of St. Andrew” … which in this post Mark Olson commends to any and all Christians: On Repentance and Lent posted at Pseudo-Polymath.
Thom presents The Importance of Silence posted at Everyday Liturgy, commenting on noisy church services, and offering thoughts on the place of silence in church. Next, we move into ethics, theology, and apologetics:
Jeremy Pierce presents Muslims Worshiping But Not Worshiping God posted at Parableman. Do Muslims worship God, i.e. the same God Christians worship? This post argues that the answer is more complicated than a yes or no, but technically the answer is yes the way many people mean the question, even if that’s misleading in certain contexts (i.e. when people mean something else). ChrisB asks, Is Systematic Theology Bad? posted at Homeward Bound: The Christian religion is certainly more than a set of facts. But there are facts that need to be kept straight. It’s an important tool in the Christian faith, and its occasional misuse should not deter us from its regular use.
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