1 Corinthians 7 and Household Covenant Inclusion 

​​While I understand the desire to be Biblical in the belief that there is maintained by God the Old Covenant principle of the inclusion, by default, of all members of a household into the New Covenant, I am firmly convinced that this is not the case. There is an abundance of proof in God's revelation …

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Social Media Wisdom from Augustine (420) – Letter 144 [Letter CXLIV. From Augustine to Optatus.]

Thanks for reading this latest installment from my current project of reading (and blogging) through Augustine’s works. This work, is known as Letter 144 [Letter CXLIV. From Augustine to Optatus.] This is a rather shorter letter and not too much stood out to me. Some details about this letter per the editor: Augustine writes to …

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Concerning Faith of Things Not Seen (400)

Thanks for reading this latest installment from my current project of reading (and blogging) through Augustine’s works. This book, known as Concerning Faith of Things Not Seen, is one of Augustine's longest shortest works at only around 14 pages. According to the editor of "Complete Works of the Church Fathers", "This tract was thought spurious …

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The Federalist Papers, No. 25 – The Same Subject Continued (The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered)

The Same Subject Continued (The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered) From the New York Packet Friday, December 21, 1787 By: Alexander Hamilton   In continuing with the discussion of what the new Union would need regarding its common defense, Hamilton points out that since our individual states are not just border-mates with …

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Augustine (401) – Of the Good of Marriage

Thanks for reading this latest installment from my current project of reading (and blogging) through Augustine’s works. This book, known as "Of the Good of Marriage" is stated by the editor as follows "This treatise, and the following (Of Holy Virginity), were written against somewhat that still remained of the heresy of Jovinian... That Augustine …

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