I am loving the conversations that have come out of the publicity tour of Sunday Assemblies. The feedback and pushback that is being generated by these 'atheist churches' is proving very informative. I am actually learning a lot about how people think of church, atheism, tradition, and … Read more about ‘Atheist Churches’ are more traditional than Emergents
My newsfeed has seen a steady stream of articles about the new trend of ‘atheist churches’ racing by this past week. Much of it seems to revolve around a successful publicity tour by British comedy duo Sanderson Jones and Pippa Evans, who are currently: on a tongue-in-cheek "40 Dates, 40 Nights" … Read more about Atheist Churches: a fad or the future?
Barna Research put out a fascinating list of America’s Top 100 most ‘Bible-Minded Cities’. Its not the top 10 Bible cities but the bottom 10 that are so telling! The bottom 10 are: Boston, Mass Manchester, NH Hartford/ New Haven, CT Portland/Auburn, ME Burlington,VT Plattsburgh, … Read more about Burned Over Barna
I love Peter Rollins. I have even stuck up for him on several occasions (I like both Peter Rollins). In fact, there is no author I am more prone to give my nieces and nephews than Peter Rollins. I am a fan and a promoter. That is why I'm always to intrigued by those who feel the need to … Read more about The Problem: with Peter Rollins
Last week I posted on an interesting article (I'm not Sure most Christians know that) where Terry Eagelton reviewed Richard Dawkins’ book the God Delusion. One of the concerns that showed up in responses to both that post and to Eagelton was whether, if one has dismissed the idea of God as some … Read more about Does one need to understand theology before one can not believe in God?
Say what you want about him (and many have said plenty) but the passing of Christopher Hitchens is a sad thing. He was perhaps the most mean-spirited of the self-titled 4 Horsemen of the New Atheists - the others being Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and Daniel Dennett - but he was effective. I … Read more about Hitchens helped my faith
Confession: I’m a big fan of Peter Rollins. Actually, I am a big fan of both Peter Rollins. Maybe I should explain. There seem to be two Peter Rollins the mesmerizing author and speaker credited with such wondrous works as How (Not) to Speak of God, The Orthodox Heretic, and now … Read more about I like both Peter Rollins