If you’re interested in the new global movement of “Business as Mission,” Mats Tunehag is your guy. He is Senior Associate on Business as Mission for both the Lausanne Movement and for the World Evangelical Alliance Mission Commission, and founder and co-leader of the first global think tank on Business as Mission (now in its second multi-year session). Recently on his blog, and re-posted on the Bam Think Tank blog, Mats gave us a pithy but penetrating run-down of 12 dimensions of BAM.
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- Preacher in the hands of an angry church: the fall of Jonathan Edwards
- What did medieval people think caused illnesses?
- Martin Luther's Anfechtungen--his own dark nights of the soul, and how they affected his teaching and ministry
- C S Lewis's dark night of the soul
- "HELP! HELP! I'm being repressed! Come and see the violence inherent in the system!"
- A conversation with Dallas Willard, Richard Foster, Eugene Peterson, and James Houston on the "ressourcement" movement in evangelical spirituality
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- The first celebration of July 4th was by some pietist, pacifist Moravians in North Carolina
- Holy Roman Emperor, Batman! A great opportunity to get on board with Christian History magazine
- Wonder of Incarnation -> wonder of Creation
- C S Lewis, incarnation and morality: Living what we are, and avoiding the super-spirituality trap
- Incarnation and compassion
- Incarnation and the theological task
- The Incarnation as the medieval “theory of everything”
- “Raiders of the lost Incarnation”: The beginning of the end of my book about C S Lewis and the manifold wisdom of medieval faith
- Q: What do Aslan, St. Francis, and medieval mystery plays have in common? A: The Incarnation.
- C S Lewis: Why value our bodies? Because we can know God ONLY through the senses
- The Incarnation and the importance of the embodied life in C S Lewis’s That Hideous Strength
- C S Lewis on the Incarnation: Theosis, “coming down and drawing up,” the Great Dance, and statues coming to life
- C S Lewis on the Incarnation and human choice
- How C S Lewis’s understanding of the Incarnation helped him–and helped him counsel others–in suffering
- The Virgin Mary and the greatest thing we can learn from medieval Christians
- Monasticism old and new: Where are we now and what next?
- Why we need something like monasticism again today – part III: The moral argument concluded
- Why we need something like monasticism again today – part II: Moral flabbiness
- Why we need something like monasticism again today – part I
- Sunday, 11-3-13: Computer broken – posting again tomorrow
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