“Gospel Allegiance”, Kanye West, & Pharisees [Course Reverie]

I arrived at my Theology on Church and Culture class a few minutes late this last week, but I walked into an excited conversation about the importance of Kanye West’s conversion. There seemed to be […]

Why Don’t Christians Question the Bible? [Common Thought]

Each morning my boys read to us a chapter of the Bible out loud. One is reading through the Old Testament and the other through the New Testament. This often spurs on questions and conversations […]

Klyne Snodgrass’ “Who God Says You Are: A Christian Understanding of Identity” [Book Review]

There are few subjects that all people everywhere struggle with, but identity is one of them. As basic a human need as water, food, and sleep, a person must have an identity. As philosophy, social […]

Are we all doomed to be German (white males!) in theology? [Course Reverie]

This last week’s class got into the influences of Rudolf Bultmann and Paul Tillich. We talked about their personal projects and how the political aspects of their theologies before, between, and after the World Wars. […]

Resurrection, Human Rights, & Non-Christians [Common Thought]

Last week’s [Common Thought] post about the history, context, and theological implications of the Bible’s use of the concept ‘Image of God’ prompted a further interaction. This interaction begins to explore the idea that the […]

How will Christianity Survive without a Christian Empire? [Course Reverie]

This last week’s class conversation about the benefits and consequences of Christians using political power was lively, and the breath of inquiry was encouraging. We questioned if it is possible for a Christian to wield […]