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The Council of Nicaea and Biblical Canon

Ideas have consequences. The idea that the Council of Nicaea (325 AD), under the authority of Roman Emperor Constantine, established the Christian biblical canon attempted to show how the Bible originated from conspiracy and power play on the part of a relative few, elite bishops. That this idea persists today can be shown not only…

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God & Evolution Videos

In January, Phoenix Seminary was pleased to host a special two-day event on “God & Evolution: A Critique of Theistic Evolution.” The response was so overwhelming that the location had to be moved to accommodate attendees. The speakers for the evening included J. P. Moreland, Stephen Meyere, and the seminary’s own Wayne Grudem. Each was a…

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Sam Allberry Video

Last night, Phoenix Seminary was pleased to host author and speaker Sam Allberry to speak on the topic “Is God Anti-Gay?” A global speaker for Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, Sam spoke with conviction, grace, and pastoral sensitivity on a topic of major cultural significance. From his personal experience as someone with same-sex attraction, he encouraged…

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An Evening with Sam Allberry at Phoenix Seminary

Phoenix Seminary is pleased to announce that Sam Allberry will be joining us on campus Thursday, March 15th at 7:00 pm for an extended Q & A session open to seminary students from around the Valley. The question on the table: “Is God anti-gay?” This is an evening you will not want to miss. No…

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A Pope, a Prayer, and Proper Translation

By now you may have seen the headlines claiming that Pope Francis wants to change the words of the Lord’s Prayer from “lead us not into temptation” to “do not let us fall into temptation.” The Pope’s reason is theological: “It is not He [God] that pushes me into temptation and then sees how I…

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John Meade on The Biblical Canon Lists

“What is a biblical canon list,” you ask? It is an ancient list of biblical books usually drafted by a church father or synod to specify those books churches recognized as authoritative for doctrine. For example, St. Gregory of Nazianzus drafted a canon list of books (381–90 AD) that promoted piety on the one hand and defended from…

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Wayne Grudem on Theistic Evolution

Theistic evolution is the view that God did not directly act in the world to create plants, animals, or human beings, but instead that He simply created inanimate matter at the beginning of the universe and then allowed completely naturalistic mechanisms such as random mutation and natural selection to produce all forms of life, including…

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