I need you to vote and help us pick the graphic for the Theology Nerd Throwdown podcast. Over the last half of 2011 our new podcast, the Theology Nerd Throwdown, has taken off. In fact of the top 10 downloaded podcasts of the year 4 of them are TNT episodes. In the near future Bo and I will be … Read more about VOTE!! New Theology Nerd Throwdown Graphics VOTE!!
Do you like free theology books? Do you like blogging about serious theology books? Do you want my favorite book of 2011? If you answered 'YES' then fill this form out and next week you could be blogging through Philip Clayton and Steven Knapp's new book The Predicament of Belief very … Read more about Theo-Bloggers Needed for Philip Clayton’s Newest Book!
Here are the top 11 blogs of Homebrewed Christianity in 2011 : 1. Theology Nerd Book Survey 2. That’s “Too Gay” – Brian Ammons’ Banned Chapter from Baptimergent 3. Your First Steps into Biblical Universalism… 4. 31 Reasons I Left Evangelicalism and Became a Progressive But Not a … Read more about HBC Top 11 Blogs of 2011
I was so pleased to turn on the Doug Pagitt radio show podcast and hear the voice of Bruce Epperly. Several months ago I had the chance to interview Dr. Epperly - he made my job pretty easy. As we get ready for 2012 Emergent Village Theological Conversation - which will feature conversation … Read more about Keeping up with Epperly
Christian Piatt, author of Banned Questions about Jesus & Banned Questions about the Bible stops by for a chat about church, Jesus, faith, the Bible and the important stuff in life. As a minister's husband Christian has been part of planting a progressive Disciples of Christ church in … Read more about Banned Questions about Jesus & the Bible with Christian Piatt
In his book Process Theology: a basic introduction , C. Robert Mesle says: “the miracle of birth” is a wise phrase, pointing us toward a healthy theology of miracles. Birth is not supernatural. It involves no intervention violating natural processes. We know a tremendous amount about reproduction … Read more about Making Sense of Miracles
Tripp and Bo welcome Joe Paparone in for a conversation about missional priorities, process vocabulary, and an emergent framework. This is all in preparation for the 2012 Emergent Village Theological Conversation in Claremont California January 31-February 2nd. Register for the conference at … Read more about TNT: Emergent Process Conversation Preparation
Say what you want about him (and many have said plenty) but the passing of Christopher Hitchens is a sad thing. He was perhaps the most mean-spirited of the self-titled 4 Horsemen of the New Atheists - the others being Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and Daniel Dennett - but he was effective. I … Read more about Hitchens helped my faith
Neil Elliot talks to Tripp about Paul, Empire and the Arrogance of Nations. In this conversation Neil helps us set the book of Romans in its historical, political, cultural, and religious context. When Romans becomes theologically alive again it has a word to speak about the Imperial situation in … Read more about Paul, Empire and the Arrogance of Nations: Neil Elliott
by Jeremy Fackenthal One of my good friends taught an undergrad course on feminism in religion several years ago and assigned a book of John Cobb's. The class read it, loved it, and began a conversation about whether or not men could be feminists. They decided that they could and that John … Read more about Feminism & Religion in Process
I have held off as long as I could but I think we better talk about this now before it goes any further. Tim Tebow is a phenomenon is the media these days. His Denver Broncos football team is on a 6 game winning streak and he is 7-1 as their starting Quaterback. Despite his apparent limitations … Read more about Talking to Tebow’s God
Did you know Paul...the Apostle Paul...was a Process theologian? Well now you do! Getting ready for the Emergent Village Theological Conversation (YOU SHOULD COME!) I thought I would share John Cobb's lecture he gave on Paul's Process leanings. This comes out of a really sweet commentary … Read more about Paul the Process Theologian