1. Confession is not another ecclesiastical bludgeon but is instead a gift. There we can tell the truth about ourselves, knowing that Christ has only mercy for us in response.
  2. Luther had a living Word from God intended to land squarely among sinners.
  3. Aquinas would craft a systematic theology that did with the matter of faith what Aristotle had done with the natural world.
  4. On this day in the year 1093, Anselm was consecrated as the archbishop of Canterbury.
  5. Understanding the doctrine of the hypostatic union can help us understand what God is up to in the Incarnation.
  6. The Confessions instead look forward and provide a critique of the world and of all my various religions and idolatries.