The idea of the individual has long been central in most societies. This article looks at the role and place of the individual and individualism in the Bible. In the Old Testament, the prophets Ezekiel and Jeremiah emphasize the importance of the individual, highlighting that each individual is accountable for his own sin. This article discusses prophetic individuality as a recurring theme in Scripture, which finds its fulfillment in Christ as the One that died for the whole people.
"Wisdom", the Preacher and the Theologian
Christians are sometimes annoyed when a minister preaches a moral sermon of 'good advice' or 'worldy wisdom'. Is there ever a place for this common sense preaching?