Monthly Archives: March 2015

Does Theology Matter?

Does theology matter?  If you listen to some people, you would have to say, “No!”

For example, a few weeks ago I was talking with a friend who is taking some classes in theology.  He told me how excited he was in his studies.  He also told me that he shared his excitement with a friend of his.  His friend commented positively, but then said, “But really, in the grand scheme of things, what does all that matter?  In our everyday lives, what good is theology?”

My friend was telling me this to make the point that theology is okay for theologians, philosophers, and academicians.  But for the common man, living in the real world, it has no value. Continue reading

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