I am reposting Rev. Dr. Don McKim’s blog called, “The Name of Mercy” which was originally posted in Gathering Voices . “A while ago, I wrote on “Mercie” focusing on the seventeenth-century English theologian John Downame (1571-1652). God’s “mercie” is sure, since mercy is one of the attributes of God, expressing God’s nature and being.” (For the full blog click here).
Gathering Voices is a blog for pastors, church educators, professors, lay leaders, book buyers or just anyone who is interested in religion in the contemporary world.
Rev. Dr. Don McKim is executive editor for theology and reference at Westminister John Knox Press and editor of These Days. He is a Presbyterian minister who has been a seminary theology professor and a seminary academic dean. He is the editor or author of over thirty books, including The Westminster Dictionary of Theological Terms and Presbyterian Questions, Presbyterian Answers.