I love finding good theology stuff online and I recently ran into a bunch that were interesting so I thought I would share them. 1. Jon Sobrino's interview from sojourners. It is a great little article about his theological conflict with Rome, working among the poor, and how suffering influences … Read more about Great Free Theology Audio and Articles
'The unquestioned dogma of profit...We are speaking of those fundamentalisms, individualism, comfort, or pleasure (so soft in appearance, but with grave consequences), that are accepted without justification and unquestionably prized and promoted. We are speaking also of the simplistic and … Read more about Sobrino on the West’s only unquestioned dogma of the Christmas season
I am very pumped about the upcoming Deep Shift event here in NC. Brian McLaren is bringing an interactive experience with music, art, discussion, just coffee, and Brian speaking around the content of his newest and best book yet. If you haven't read the book you should, but to tempt you I will point … Read more about Deep Shift Excitment in NC
I found this comment as an end note in John Caputo's The Weakness of God: A Theology of Event:Radical Orthodoxy is a movement that turns the quaint and (self-)comforting idea that everything is either a Christian metaphysics of participation (that is, Radical Orthodoxy) or nihilism, by which they … Read more about Caputo on Radical Orthodoxy
I had three friends email me about Brian McLaren blogging this week at Table For One and so I checked it out. If you haven't read Brian's new book you will see him summarize himself well. Most importantly are the comments under each blog. If you want to see how to engage in religious dialog with … Read more about McLaren talking with secular fundies
Here is Elgin Thomas Fuller. He arrived at 4:51 am yesterday. He is doing great. Now back to see him and mommy. … Read more about My New Son has Arrived
Table Talk, a Wake Forest University Divinity School student group I helped to start, had Dr. Rob Sellers come to give a super lecture and now you can hear it. Dr. Sellers spent 25 years living in Indonesia and the Philippines and has committed his life and academic pursuits to inter-faith dialogue … Read more about "Theologies of the Two-Thirds World: Three-Thirds Important for the Western Church"
The emergent conversation is full of honest and courageous conservative evangelicals who take the risk to say just what they are emerging from and why. When I talk with them or read things they write it is always refreshing to see such an honest and forward person reflecting and transforming their … Read more about Emerging Left
Alright, for some reason listening to the AAR audio while I played Star Wars Battle Front lead me to some confusion. A 2.5 hour lecture is tough when you can't see the panel's beautiful faces, so I listened while electronically taking over the Death Star. Any way I thought I heard Scot tell Tony … Read more about Scot McKnight doesn’t smoke Swisher Sweets
Andy Rowell is my new hero. As some of you know my wife is about to pop out our first child so I couldn't go to AAR this year and I missed the Process \ Radical Orthodoxy showdown and the Emergent Church panel with Tony Jones, Scot McKnight and Diana Butler Bass. Andy is from Duke so he didn't … Read more about Emergent @ AAR Audio and Why Swisher Sweets are not Emerging….An aside for Scot McKnight
This is the reflection that started off the sermonic discussion at the last Abbey gathering. If you are interested go here and find it. … Read more about My Reflection from the last Dogwood Abbey Gathering
I just finished reading Becky Garrison's newest book 'Rising from the Ashes' and liked it so much I thought I would try to wet your appetite. This is the newest book in an emerging genre I call 'emerging church...wtf,' where the author has examined a host of emerging communities or people so that … Read more about Book of Insight: "Rising from the Ashes: Rethinking Church"