Category Archives: Luke Timothy Johnson

Quote of the Day

“For Paul, the Holy Spirit is not external force but an internal power that can reach and transform human freedom: Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. And we all, … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“As a human being, the way Jesus responded to God in faithful obedience and gave his life in service to other humans–is the pattern for all authentic humanity renewed by the Spirit of God.”  –Luke Timothy Johnson, Living Jesus

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What John Eldredge Teaches Me

From Sacred Romance (1997) to Journey of Desire (’01), Wild At Heart (’01), to Waking the Dead (’03), Epic (’04), to Walking with God (’08), to Beautiful Outlaw (’11) and now The Utter Relief of Holiness (’13)–I’ve read my share … Continue reading

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Luke Timothy Johnson on the Significance of Jesus the Living One

The following from Luke Timothy Johnson, professor of New Testament at the Candler School of Theology, Emory University, is worth reading and meditating on: Luke’s two ascension accounts (Luke 24:51 and Acts 1:9-11) serve to remove Jesus’ body from the … Continue reading

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