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  • Who Were The Pharisees
    Pharisees, Sadducees, and Essenes…Oh my!
    Posted by Clayton Kraby on April 22, 2014

    The three main philosophies which characterized Judaism in the New Testament period and before were the Pharisees, Sadducees, and Essenes. So what’s the difference between these three groups? Though one may at first be struck at the apparent disunity that is suggested by the Jewish faith having such distinct sects, it is important to remember …

  • 16 Must Have Christian Apps
    16 Must-Have Christian Apps
    Posted by Clayton Kraby on April 14, 2014

    Here are 16 of the best Bible, theology, sermon, and apologetics apps for Christians to add to their tablets and smartphones.  These 16 Apps can turn your iPad into a virtual seminary (Tweet This List). Bible.isThis is a simple Bible that provides the text of the Old and New Testaments in several versions. It also has …

  • Was Christ a Copycat
    Was Christ a Copycat?
    Posted by Clayton Kraby on March 26, 2014

    As Easter approaches, so does the annual surge of skepticism about the existence of Jesus. Is it true that Jesus is one of many gods who were born of a virgin, died, and resurrected?  Those who encounter this claim online or elsewhere often start to wonder about the truth of New Testament history. Is the …

  • How to Have a Good Day
    How to Have a Good Day
    Posted by Clayton Kraby on February 23, 2014

    Article Written By Clayton Kraby “Have a good day!” is something we hear often and say to others regularly.  But have you thought about what makes your day good or bad? If you haven’t determined the criteria for what a good day is, how will you know if you’ve had one? To answer that question for …

  • Apologetics Quotes
    5 Apologetics Quotes For Apologists – Remember #2
    Posted by Clayton Kraby on February 14, 2014

    1 Peter 3:15 calls us to be prepared to give an answer for the hope that is within us, and to do so with gentleness and respect. These 5 apologetics quotes remind us to do just that: 1. Most people’s understanding of the Christian faith is a misunderstanding. Apologetics helps clarify so that they may …

  • Ideas Have Consequences: Why Debates Matter
    Ideas Have Consequences: Why Debates Matter
    Posted by Clayton Kraby on February 6, 2014

    It seems to be increasingly popular to dismiss important debated issues as mere distractions that get in the way of the Gospel. Some declare that such discussions are irrelevant, as a believer’s particular viewpoints don’t make much of a difference. Trust me when I say that this is a serious mistake. Take, for example, the …

  • Pastor Alex Early
    How to Start Studying Theology
    Posted by Reasonable Theology on January 25, 2014

    Written by Pastor Alex Early In our Everyday Theology for the Everyday Christian series we have established that all Christians are called to be theologians and that if we do not seek to develop a proper understanding of God we will end up with bad theology. With these truths established, let us look into how …

  • Free Seminary Courses
    Free Seminary Courses
    Posted by Clayton Kraby on January 21, 2014

    Do you want to further your spiritual education but are unable to attend seminary? Check out these free online options. While you may not be earning credit towards a Masters degree, you will find these audio courses to be a wonderful resource for learning more about many aspects of the Christian faith. In some cases, certificates are …

  • Bad Theology
    Good Ways to Develop Bad Theology
    Posted by Clayton Kraby on January 8, 2014

    As C.S. Lewis put it, “If you do not listen to theology, that will not mean that you have no ideas about God. It will mean that you have a lot of wrong ones.” What this quote and our article series on everyday theology for the everyday Christian shows is that all believers are theologians …

  • Top 5 Articles of 2013
    Top 5 Theology Articles of 2013
    Posted by Clayton Kraby on December 29, 2013

    As 2013 comes to a close, take a moment to check out the most read content from the Reasonable Theology blog since January. 5. Jesus Outside the Bible | Part 1 – Tacitus It is sometimes alleged that there is no evidence for the existence of Christ or His early followers outside the accounts recorded …

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