Callid’s Bookshelf

Since Bo decided to throw down and list his top ten books, I thought it might be interesting to do the same (thereby forcing Tripp to do so as well), especially since Bo and I don't have a single book in common. In no particular order, and exempting Scriptures, here's the "Top Ten Books (included … Read more about Callid’s Bookshelf

O is for Open & Relational

One of the most vibrant developments in Christian theology has happened in the past 50 years. The conversation is diverse and includes everyone from Process friendly Mainliners to Vatican II Catholics, from Emergent types to progressive Evangelicals - and plenty of others. These diverse … Read more about O is for Open & Relational

The Only “Progress” Allowed: Techno-Utilitarians for Jesus

Years ago, Lutheran historical theologian Martin Marty participated in a decade long project exploring fundamentalisms worldwide . One of the most interesting (albeit paradoxical) of his findings was their extreme openness to technological advancements as tools. Cutting edge technology is openly … Read more about The Only “Progress” Allowed: Techno-Utilitarians for Jesus

No Need for Sunday: A Theory on the Making of Donald Millers

Far be it from me to theorize about a person, or make that person a type...but I'm going to for the sake of trying to process a couple things that appear to be endemic to evangelicalism as a church culture.  I should say that while I haven't read much of his work, I like Donald Miller and this post … Read more about No Need for Sunday: A Theory on the Making of Donald Millers

TNT: The Pope and Marx

With 20 calls queued up ... we made it through exactly 3. When you hear the 3rd call you will understand.  We did listen to a bunch of them and plan to keep working through as many as possible so click that speak pipe button. For more thoughts on the Pope (for Protestants) check out Bo's post … Read more about TNT: The Pope and Marx

Six Awesome Reasons to Back Christian Piatt’s Kickstarter Book Campaign

All right, Deacons. It's time to step in, step up and put this Kickstarter thing over the top for our fellow Homebrewed homie, Christian Piatt. Christian's self-publishing his first novel as a sort of experiment to see if quality publishing can be done with crowd-sourced support. With a little … Read more about Six Awesome Reasons to Back Christian Piatt’s Kickstarter Book Campaign

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