A Christian Perspective

A site to muse on Christian Spirituality, Church History, and other things of interest to me.

Still out of the country...

Posted by James Bennett (jimb) on 2/17/07
Well it looks like I'll be able to post a couple of times while I'm in Aleppo Yesterday was the one day during the two week course that we got off We spent it touring 4-6th century CE churches The highlight of the day was a visit to the…

Away studying...

Posted by James Bennett (jimb) on 2/8/07
Well we got back from vacation school started and I had a busier semester than I have ever had The semester is over and I am again working on the thesis Thus posts should become frequent again The only thing preventing new posts is that in...

Vacation

Posted by James Bennett (jimb) on 8/6/06
I was hoping to get another post before we left on vacation but wasn't able to make it I will post some more of Aphrahat and the Descensus ad Inferos or the Harrowing of Hell when we get back Expect it around August 16-18 Well off to the...

The "Storming of Sheol"

Posted by James Bennett (jimb) on 7/24/06
So much for posting every couple of days It's been busy around here and life always get turned topsy-turvey especially when you are human and say or do things that you shouldn't At least we have Christ and His forgiveness when we are truly…

More on Jesus' time in the grave

Posted by James Bennett (jimb) on 7/24/06
I was hoping to get more feedback before switching topics but oh well This is primarily for me to capture my thoughts about Aphrahat's writings Kind of a notebook to organize those things I found unusual or worth pursuing in my studies So in…
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