Knowledge without Zeal

Forgive ye Saints below The wav’ring and cold Assent I gave to Themes divinely true. Isaac Watt, Horae Lyricae Issac Watt put these words into the mouth of John Locke – maybe because Locke did not allow for truth comprehended apart from reason. Isaac Watt was not against reason. He was a logician who wrote an authoritative textbook on the subject. … Read more

The Name

It struck me the other day that ‘theos’ is the word normally used for God in the New Testament.  I have always taken it for granted but YHWH is the name most often used for God in the OT whereas ‘theos’ is the impersonal name for God that is equivalent to ‘El’ in the OT. If … Read more