The Meaning and Origins of Christmas Trees
Joe Boot talks with EICC Fellow Dr. David Robinson about Christmas trees, Nativity sets, and other Christmas traditions. Where do these come from and what do they mean for us?
Doing all things in Hope
The Christian life is characterized by hopefulness. The cultural mandate means that everything we do is motivated by a looking forward to Christ's restoration of all things.
The Beginnings of Restoration
The Easter story is the story of the beginning of Christ's promise to make all things new. As the firstborn from among the dead, Jesus is fulfilling the original mandate given to Adam and Eve.
Christ the Second Adam
The depiction of Christ as the second Adam is a challenge to dualistic Greco-Roman ideology and an affirmation of the goodness of God's material creation
The Hope of the Resurrection
Christ's resurrection is a historical event with historic implications for all of life. It is the basis of our Christian hope.
The Origins of Christmas
Contrary to popular belief, Christmas is not simply a baptized pagan winter holiday. Learn about the historical origins for celebrating Christmas on December 25.
Christmas and Christology in the Early Church
The early church gave much thought to the person and nature of Christ, while recognizing that it is beyond our limited human capacity to completely capture the mystery of the Incarnation in a formula.