Friday, August 8, 2008

Excellent outside essays

Brant Gardner wrote a book "A Theology: Principles of Progress", in which He examines LDS theology in an attempt to understand connections and implications. The topic is familiar--the plan of salvation-- but his treatment seems to provide fresh insights. One particular chapter that I particularly enjoyed, identified with, and highly recommend is "Joy and the Need for a Physical Body" here.

For anyone who has wondered about mainstream Christianity's beliefs about "the rapture", here is a nice little explanation and illumination from Andrew Miller at his blog "Strong Reasons".