As part of the Transforming Theology project Dr. Clayton discusses three things that progressive Christians can learn from evangelicals. All three he lists are good, but I can think of a few more. Can you? It may be because I like to think of myself as a progressive evangelical, emerging left, … Read more about Learning from Evangelicals
Daily Digest for February 24th
6:34pm Tripp Fuller posted a tweet on Twitter.Chad wants to talk Trinity in a bar? Now that sounds fun. We need at least three people. http://qgyfb.th8.us [#] 7:04pm … Read more about Daily Digest for February 24th
Justin Martyr is my Father?
I am Justin Martyr, but how are you? I know Deacon Bob is Origen (who I like better than Justin), but what about the other Deacons out there? Let me know. You’re St. Justin Martyr! You have a positive and hopeful attitude toward the world. You think that nature, history, and even the … Read more about Justin Martyr is my Father?
Progressive Christians, Tradition, and the New
The Church is always facing new challenges, always drawing from new sources, always trying to be Christian in a new way, in a new place. Important to me is what is meant by new or better yet where God is in the new. As Clayton points out Church history is full of new thoughts emerging as the … Read more about Progressive Christians, Tradition, and the New
In Your People: Song
My best friend and roomie in college, Mike Goodman, wrote this song together. It is a simple worship song on a topic rarely touched in most contemporary worship gatherings, namely the unity of the church and its mission of justice. Hope you enjoy it. In Your People … Read more about In Your People: Song
Whiteheadian Witticisms: Galilean Love
There is, however, in the Galilean origin of Christianity yet another suggestion which does not fit very well with any of the three main strands of thought. It does not emphasize the ruling Caesar, or the ruthless moralist, or the unmoved mover. It dwells upon the tender elements in the world, which … Read more about Whiteheadian Witticisms: Galilean Love
Scripture’s Role Today
Here is the newest Transforming Theology video. Here Philip Clayton discusses the role of scripture today. It sounds suprisingly similar to Phyllis Tickle's discussion of scripture in her podcast and new book. Good thing she is coming in May to the second conference. … Read more about Scripture’s Role Today
Theo-Bloggers get busy
The number of participating bloggers has grown over a 150 and books are going out as quick as they come in, but it appears that our bloggers are starting to let their voices out. Here's a little tour of just some of what is going on out on the world wide web. Progression of Faith, Chad French, … Read more about Theo-Bloggers get busy
How Can Theology Transform the Church?
Get rid of the professionalization of theology, engage the Bible and our World, articulate the particular message and mission of the faith in word and deed. … Read more about How Can Theology Transform the Church?
Transforming Theology Blogger Competition Begins!!!!
Here Tony and I chat about how this is going to go down. Get the details here and check this post out to see how Jake Bouma is already bringing the heat. All the Homebrewed Deacons should get in on this, so the 1st place winner who comes to Cali for the third conference will be someone I want to … Read more about Transforming Theology Blogger Competition Begins!!!!
'Progressive' is definitely a word that is hard to pin down, but then again most categories are. Perhaps we should just get rid of categories all together, but I imagine we would create even more problems. Even if we limit the discussion to theology, when some one embraces or does not embrace a … Read more about Progressive Christianity?
Transforming Theology Blog is LIVE
GET it on your RSS feed if you know what is good for you. Check out theology prof at Emmanuel College, Tom Reynolds' , post 'There's Probably no God, at least not the God some expect...' Bloggers are starting to take notice of this ambitious project. Like Justin, Tony, Mike, and even the … Read more about Transforming Theology Blog is LIVE