My hypothesis is that the apostles generally considered themselves independent of one another, each having the right to preach the Gospel and found and care for churches without the intervention or management of the others.
Who is infallible in Christian theology?
Tertullian teaches that Jesus alone was guaranteed never to fall into error. Every other person’s faithfulness must always be tested by the teaching of Jesus.
What did early Christian gatherings look like?
The earliest Christian gatherings resembled a Jesus-worshiping meal club and society for righteous living.
Objective moral values or personal world-preferences?
Phenomenological reflection reveals that it is not easy to establish the objective reality of value.
A brief catechism on faith and works
A brief catechism on the question of how faith and works relate to each other in the broader scheme of salvation.
The context of Jesus’s preaching is human life
Jesus’s teachings can and should be understood within the context of everyday human life.
A note for people considering conversion to Roman Catholicism
People feel the pressure to convert to Roman Catholicism, not because they sense the truth of the system, but because they are hypnotized by the coherence of the system in the abstract.
There is no special theological epistemology
Knowledge is acquired in the same way in theology as in any other field.
Creatio ex nihilo or qualified monism?
The qualified monist (or panentheist) position can be justified by the analysis of experience.
The anointing that teaches all things
John speaks of an “anointing” that teaches a person all things. This is the work of the Holy Spirit in the heart to point a person toward Jesus.