Ex Nihilo

Most Christians believe the universe was created by God from absolutely nothing. The world then was said to be created ex nihilo. Like many theological terms, ex nihilo is Latin.…

Ascribing to God

In Psalm 29, the psalmist tells us to “ascribe to the Lord glory and strength.” (NIV) Reading this got me to wonder exactly what the Hebrew is for “ascribe” in…

Ordination

The dry definition of ordination is "the conferring of holy orders on someone." This of course does not really get to the very essence of the idea. I was in…