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Salvation Grammar: Reformations’ Nouns & Prepositions

  October 2017 by Ramesh Richard Over its first 1,300 years, "Christianity" increasingly separated from the Bible and developed a salvation grammar of its own. The Faith dislodged itself from the parameters of the Scripture’s epistemological (i.e., how we know what we know) foundation. The nouns of salvation were the same—grace, [...]


Christmas Rushes – Goodwill Gushes! December 1996 by Ramesh Richard Holiday sentiment is already invading our culture by late September. Fall foliage, weather change, and mail-order catalogs tell us that Christmas is right around the bend. Geese are getting fat, retailers are getting stocked, and children are practicing Jingle Bells on the family piano. [...]


Mishap or Happening: Discovering Your Part in the Eternal Drama

April 1998 by Ramesh Richard “Does God play dice with the universe?” asked Mr. Einstein. He couldn’t bring himself to an unqualified “yes” to that question. My question is more personal: Does God play dice with your life? At a visceral level, life seems to be random, alternating between good [...]