Forging Ploughshares

Cultivating the Peaceable Kingdom

In this lecture Paul Axton distinguishes the manner in which true experience of God includes the created order, while the counterfeit experience (inclusive of forms of reason) excludes the world and thought itself.

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Several passages in the Bible depict humans as reflecting the image of God, and by extension the entire creation bears the mark or image of the creator. The implication is that creations purpose is fulfilled in this image bearing which embraces the role of all of creation and our own story in the created order.

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Jon and Paul discuss the history of biblical interpretation, critical approaches to Scripture, and the recent role of "cultural interpretation" as a means of arriving at a peaceable hermeneutic. 

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Paul Axton Preaches - There is a definitive description of the experiential reality of God in which one world system with its morality and apriori presumptions melts away.

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Jason discusses the unique perspective and insight of the art of Corby Blem with the artist. View the accompanying video to go along with the discussion of this unique artist.
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Paul Axton Preaches - The Christian experience of the sublime is the simultaneous recognition of the overwhelming power unleashed into the world and the existential recognition that this power is unleashed in our own life in resurrection faith. 

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In this lecture Paul Axton examines the insights and problems with the three reigning understandings of religion.

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In this lecture on the Holy Spirit, Paul Axton depicts the communion of God within the immanent Trinity as the ground of human communion. 

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Paul Axton, in a course at the Carpenter's House, explains the failure of modern thought as it is connected to natural philosophy and proposes a morally and aesthetically engaged understanding in a narrative or imaginative understanding.

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In this fascinating interview with Michael Hardin, author of some ten books dealing with René Girard  he tells of his relationship with both Girard and Walter Wink and he describes the essential element which Girard brings out in the Gospel and the Christian journey.

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