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Theology and Children's Books

Post by colton » Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:25 pm

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The book then skips the fall and goes straight to Noah. I think I'm going to have to lower my standards or throw out a bunch of books...

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Re: Theology and Children's Books

Post by wosbald » Wed Aug 23, 2017 6:08 am

+JMJ+

Though admittedly schmaltzy, this is technically orthodox. That is, unless there's a covert malice — a phantom menace — at work behind the scenes.

But it seems to me that there's no secret heresy hiding here, since those whose theological dispositions get the vapors over this formulation can balm their butthurt by reading the implicit "… and [in the fullness of time] became their best friend".

There. Fixed it fer ya. :wink:




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Re: Theology and Children's Books

Post by FredS » Wed Aug 23, 2017 7:28 am

Can we skip forward to the part about the virgin birth of Santa Claus?

It's a children's book Colton. Simplistic. You can fill in the blanks and make age-appropriate corrections when you read it to your kid. It's sort of like Catholics who rely on their Priests and teachers to interpret and explain the Bible instead of studying it themselves.

(Of course that last sentence was written in jest. It does, however, play on the stereotype that too many of my Protestant friends have of the typical Catholic. Our Catholic friends on CPS prove that stereotype to be wrong.)
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Re: Theology and Children's Books

Post by Cleon » Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:29 am

Find a good children's catechism and read that to them. Children nowadays are way under catechized.
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Re: Theology and Children's Books

Post by infidel » Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:47 am

"balm their butthurt" is unfortunately not a CPS original, but Google only has two other instances of it, so I think we could trademark it
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Re: Theology and Children's Books

Post by A_Morley » Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:38 am

I simply read my children Jane Eyre, Bleak House, and Macbeth. That teaches them all that they need to know.
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Re: Theology and Children's Books

Post by John-Boy » Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:48 am

A_Morley wrote:
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I simply read my children Jane Eyre, Bleak House, and Macbeth. That teaches them all that they need to know.
My kids loved The Scarlet Pimpernel.
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Re: Theology and Children's Books

Post by A_Morley » Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:51 am

John-Boy wrote:
Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:48 am
A_Morley wrote:
Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:38 am
I simply read my children Jane Eyre, Bleak House, and Macbeth. That teaches them all that they need to know.
My kids loved The Scarlet Pimpernel.
Did they find it to be Theologically instructive?
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Re: Theology and Children's Books

Post by John-Boy » Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:53 am

A_Morley wrote:
Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:51 am
John-Boy wrote:
Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:48 am
A_Morley wrote:
Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:38 am
I simply read my children Jane Eyre, Bleak House, and Macbeth. That teaches them all that they need to know.
My kids loved The Scarlet Pimpernel.
Did they find it to be Theologically instructive?
Dunno. But they were scandalized by hearing "That damned elusive Pimpernel"
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Re: Theology and Children's Books

Post by DepartedLight » Thu Aug 24, 2017 8:49 pm

A_Morley wrote:
Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:38 am
I simply read my children Jane Eyre, Bleak House, and Macbeth. That teaches them all that they need to know.
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Re: RE: Re: Theology and Children's Books

Post by Eruannu » Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:18 am

John-Boy wrote:
A_Morley wrote:
Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:51 am
John-Boy wrote:
Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:48 am
A_Morley wrote:
Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:38 am
I simply read my children Jane Eyre, Bleak House, and Macbeth. That teaches them all that they need to know.
My kids loved The Scarlet Pimpernel.
Did they find it to be Theologically instructive?
Dunno. But they were scandalized by hearing "That damned elusive Pimpernel"
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Re: Theology and Children's Books

Post by Thoth » Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:46 pm

Though it could technically be correct because it was the Logos which interacted with humanity anf not the Father.
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