Doing Theology in the 21st Century. or why Aquinas is a footnote

We are going to have to agree to disagree about some things. One thing that I would ask (in my generous orthodoxy style) is that we both acknowledge those things that we agree on as well as those we don’t. The reason that is important is because of something that Phyllis Tickle points out … Read more about Doing Theology in the 21st Century. or why Aquinas is a footnote

12 Years A Slave: Movie Review and Theological Reflection

Bo sat down with J. Ryan Parker last month after they were given a sneak-peek at the movie 12 Years A Slave. After a review of the merits in the movie-making elements of the film, the talk turns theological.  If you haven't seen the movie, you may want to skip to the 13-14 minutes mark to avoid … Read more about 12 Years A Slave: Movie Review and Theological Reflection

Apple Updates and the Church

I have been thinking about the church and technology a lot lately. Part of it comes from planning to update a sanctuary constructed in 1951. Some of it has to do with recruiting a team to handle all the tech stuff at 'church plant'. A bit of it came from the odd analogy that was used repeatedly … Read more about Apple Updates and the Church

Reclamation, Religion and Consumerism’s Bricolage: in conversation with Philip Clayton

A couple of weeks ago I had a very interesting conversation with Philip Clayton. Several of us went out for lunch after the High Gravity session on Religion & Science. We were at a restaurant where the walls were decorated with a busy collection of reclaimed signs, old pictures and repurposed … Read more about Reclamation, Religion and Consumerism’s Bricolage: in conversation with Philip Clayton

What On Earth Is The Church Doing? a response to Fitch

In response to the post from earlier this week "Leaving Behind the Liberal Label' I got a fantastic follow-up question from the master of the question mark himself: David Fitch  It was so good that I have made my response its own post.  I would love your feedback on this one.  Bo, Just FYI, … Read more about What On Earth Is The Church Doing? a response to Fitch

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