Elgin + St. Francis = fun before bed. At night my son-in-process and I have a little night vigil and maybe a little theological discussion so he starts off on the right (or left, depending on who is judging) foot. Tonight Elgin and I did some reading from St. Francis of Assisi, maybe the coolest … Read more about


Whitehead on Caesar-fying God

'When the Western world accepted Christianity, Caesar conquered; and the received text of Western theology was edited by his lawyers...The brief Galilean vision of humility flickered throughout the ages, uncertainly. In the official formulation of the religion it has assumed the trivial form of the … Read more about Whitehead on Caesar-fying God

Pannenberg on ‘The Beloved"

'True love nurtures wholeness, granting to the beloved the authenticity and independence of his existence. Creative love does not ask the beloved for his dependency but for his personhood...the eyes of love perceive yet unrealized possibilities...Love, on the one hand, envisions in the beloved the … Read more about Pannenberg on ‘The Beloved"

St. Jerome on wealth

St. Jerome said that “For all riches proceed from injustice, and unless one has lost, the other cannot find. So this proverb seems to me most true: either a rich man is unjust or he has inherited from an unjust man.” Here we see that the ultimate evil of riches is relational. … Read more about St. Jerome on wealth

Romero Quote for thought

There aren't two categories of people.There aren't some that were born to have everything,leaving the rest with nothing, and a majority that has nothingand cannot taste the happiness that God was created for all. The Christian society that God wantsis one in which we share the goodnessthat God has … Read more about Romero Quote for thought

Sweet Barth Quote

Originally spotted by Ben MyersGod so loved'...not the Christian, but...'the world'. 'I am the light of the world', says the Lord, and by His own self-giving He passes the light on to His disciples: 'Ye are the light of the world!' It is the duty of the real Church to tell and show the world what it … Read more about Sweet Barth Quote