Category: Theology

The Missing History

Bill Bryson has put together a fun read. A Short History of Nearly Everything (Broadway Books, 2003) provides a chronology of science, physics, biology, the standard model of particle physics, and their evolution into … well, the theory of evolution.…

Fixity

from In Christ–the Church at Ephesus (forthcoming). Why to the Gentiles do what they do? Paul said that it is “due to their hardness of heart” (Ephesians 4:18). The Authorized Version calls it “blindness of heart.” The Greek word (πώρωσις)…

Tossed To And Fro

(from In Christ—The Church At Ephesus, forthcoming) Paul looked forward to the day when Christians would not be “tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine” (Ephesians 4: 14). Again, this phrase suggests…

Through The Church

(from In Christ—The Church At Ephesus, forthcoming.) To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ, and to bring to light for everyone…

Secret Service Kerfuffle

What does the recent Secret Service kerfuffle mean? Members of the Secret Service are drawn from the cream of the crop of American society, the best of the best that America can produce. The best what? The best people measured…

Peter’s Vision of The End

Add To Cart Price $12.95 ISBN: 978-0-9820385-9-8 Publisher: Pilgrim Platform Copyright: ©2012 by Phillip A. Ross 195 pages 195 pages by Phillip A. Ross Introduction A couple of years ago a friend asked me about my interpretation of 2 Peter…

Marriage Fidelity

What’s wrong with current marriage laws? In a recent article (Marriage Equality, 12/21/2011) the following scenario was suggested: the person you love is injured in an auto accident and is barely clinging to life in the hospital, but you cannot…

Peter’s Vision of Christ’s Purpose

Add To Cart Price $14.95 ISBN: 978-0-9820385-9-8 Publisher: Pilgrim Platform Copyright: ©2011 by Phillip A. Ross 317 pages Introduction Reading Peter’s letters is quite different than reading Paul’s. Paul was a scholar trained in biblical academics, which involves focusing in…

The True Mystery of The Mystical Presence

Add To Cart Price: $14.95 ISBN: 978-0-9839046-0-1 Publisher: Pilgrim Platform Copyright: ©2011 “Nevin’s Mystical Presence fell into my hands quite providentially at the most impressionable stage of my theological formation, and it made a lasting impression on me. Nevin’s burden…