Richard Rice

Richard Rice, PhD, is professor of religion at Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, United States.

The Love of God: A Canonical Model

Reviewing an important work on the central attribute of God.

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An enemy hath done this: Cosmic conflict theodicy1

The presence and pervasiveness of suffering in this world poses a persistent challenge to religious belief and religious believers.

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Sanctification and perfection: another look

What is the relationship of justification and sanctification? How do they relate to works and faith? To salvation? In what ways do they differ? In what way does perfection serve as the goal of sanctification? And what is the content of perfection?

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Reconciling faith and reason

Reason is not necessarily antithetical to faith. In fact, it can aid it though faith must go beyond reason. We can deal successfully with doubt.

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Speaking up without wearing down

Preserving and developing your voice as a pastor

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The Trinitarian Basis of Christian Community

A trinitarian understanding of God has important implications for the entire range of beliefs, but its connection to the doctrine of the church is particularly significant.

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An enemy defeated: death and resurrection

A fresh, Christocentric view of the twenty-fifth Seventh-day Adventist expression of faith

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The sinner's plight in Romans 7

Romans 7:7-25 speaks of a profound struggle, a conflict that lies deep within the human condition, and contains some of the most pathetic exclamations in all of Paul's letters.

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