Prodigal Christianity, Rob Bell coming out, & Tony Jones’ Confusion with David Fitch

It is time to get Prodigal with David Fitch!  Fitch and his buddy Geoff Holsclaw  just published a new book Prodigal Christianity in which they offer a trajectory for the church that differentiates itself from the contemporary emergent and neo-reformed streams.  We spend some time discussing the new … Read more about Prodigal Christianity, Rob Bell coming out, & Tony Jones’ Confusion with David Fitch

Christian Social Justice and “the Common Good”?

I'm a big admirer and supporter of Sojourners Magazine and its editor-in-chief Jim Wallis, who was just interviewed on the Homebrewed Christianity Culture Cast again, and just released a new book entitled On God's Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics hasn't Learned about Serving the Common … Read more about Christian Social Justice and “the Common Good”?

Do Confessional and Radical theologies need each other? More on Missio Alliance and Subverting the Norm

Guest Post from Tad Delay   I.  On Tuesday Bill posted a very conciliatory case for “Why Missio Alliance and Subverting the Norm need each other.”  Bill and I were both at Subverting the Norm.  And to be honest, I do not know much about Missio Alliance.  But I’m intrigued and want to think … Read more about Do Confessional and Radical theologies need each other? More on Missio Alliance and Subverting the Norm

Why Missio Alliance and Subverting the Norm need each other

Giving his toast to Jacques Derrida during the Live Homebrewed Christianity “Theology of Rock” podcast at the Subverting the Norm conference earlier this month, Jack Caputo made the following comment: [Derrida belongs on the Mount Rushmore of Radical Theology because] “he saves us from the safety of … Read more about Why Missio Alliance and Subverting the Norm need each other

Tiger Woods, Nike and The Easter Narrative: When #Winning Means Nothing

    I’ve been a fan of Tiger Woods for a long time. As a youngster, I aspired to golf like him, and as an adult, I’ve spent hours watching nervously as his putts rolled in - or past - the hole. However, this week, Holy Week, Nike’s self-effacing advert for Tiger has gone one … Read more about Tiger Woods, Nike and The Easter Narrative: When #Winning Means Nothing

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