From “The Pattern of Christian Truth”

RICHARD LEE MC ’14 One of the classes I took in the past semester was Hist 226, “Jesus to Muhammad: Ancient Christianity to the Rise of Islam.” Taught by Prof. Stephen Davis, the class presents an historical overview of the development of the Church in her first seven centuries. It was fascinating and informative to say the least. I heartily recommend it to everyone (Christians and non-Christians) who finds church history remotely interesting. Now, brown-nosing to the professor aside, when I was preparing for its final exam a few days ago, I read an article online that I would like … Continue reading From “The Pattern of Christian Truth”

Definition of the Gospel, an Exercise of Brevity

RICHARD LEE MC ’14 Executive Director, Logos The Bible course at YFA (Yale Faith and Action) is on the Epistle to Romans this semester. As homework, the students were told to prepare a one-minute long explanation on the Gospel according to what Paul presented in Romans. Here is something I wrote, which I shall copy verbatim shamelessly. The Gospel of is the good news of the salvation of Faith in Jesus Christ, the Son of God, through Whom God has justly punished our sin and offered the free gift of righteousness to those with faith in Him. Through our willful … Continue reading Definition of the Gospel, an Exercise of Brevity

Some Thoughts after Nine Lessons and Carols, with Apology for Rambling

RICHARD LEE MC ’14 Executive Director, Logos I don’t always visit Battell Chapel, but when I did, I was almost overcome with emotions at the Nine Lessons and Carols Service. This service, originally conceived at the King’s College Chapel in Cambridge, has been (at least during my three year at Yale) a regularity attended by many students and University faculties. If you have never been to this service before, I strongly implore you to do so next year, or watch the Cambridge live broadcast on BBC. The lessons tracing mankind’s salvific history from the Fall to the Patriarchs to the … Continue reading Some Thoughts after Nine Lessons and Carols, with Apology for Rambling