Salvation through Suffering in The Man Who Was Thursday (Theology Through the Eyes of Fiction Series)

 In Jesus’ well-known Sermon on the Mount (Matt 5-7), Jesus tells his followers that they are blessed when others revile and persecute them in the name of Christ. The rest of the New Testament repeatedly affirms this reality. Paul says in 2 Timothy that all who aspire to live godly lives will face persecution. James says to count it as joy when we encounter various … Continue reading Salvation through Suffering in The Man Who Was Thursday (Theology Through the Eyes of Fiction Series)

Through the Looking Glass (Theology through the Eyes of Fiction Series)

Through the Looking Glass: Our World and Hope for the New Jerusalem in The Man Who Was Thursday The apostle Paul once wrote that we currently “see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I have been fully known” (1 Cor 13:12). James likewise uses the image of a mirror to … Continue reading Through the Looking Glass (Theology through the Eyes of Fiction Series)