The Future Of Christian Theology was purchased with great anticipation. I had read David Ford before and appreciated his innovative and insightful perspective. Gordon Kaufman’s Theology For A Nuclear Age has probably been the most influential book I have read outside my reading for school. Most … Read more about The Problem With The Future Is Its Past (part 1)
Preparing for qualifying exams is intense. Going back over every book and paper that might be relevent to your five topics is helpful for compiling the work you have done over the last four years. I am constantly thinking and reading about theology. One of my fascinations is the various models or … Read more about Theological Approaches: Constructive and Comparative
I have spent that last two weeks reading and shoring up my familiarity with Creation Ex Nihilo and the Trinity respectively. As fascinating as that has been, I have to admit that am speculated out. I can only take so much speculative theology. This is part of why I am so happy to be in the field of … Read more about Zombie Categories and Globalization
I love reading the Bible. I grew up reading it, I am passionate about studying it, and delight to preach from it whenever I get the chance. I also recognize that it is getting harder to do in our contemporary context. I am a loud critic of simple dualism (constantly contending with my Evangelical … Read more about Reading the Bible that tricky 3rd way
I got a call the other day from a college student who asked me "how would you define theology?" I said that it can be thought of as Four things: God Talk: the most basic thing it to look at the etymology (theo- logy). Faith Seeking Understanding: Anselm's famous dictum is still many's … Read more about What is Theology?
Here are the top 11 blogs of Homebrewed Christianity in 2011 : 1. Theology Nerd Book Survey 2. That’s “Too Gay” – Brian Ammons’ Banned Chapter from Baptimergent 3. Your First Steps into Biblical Universalism… 4. 31 Reasons I Left Evangelicalism and Became a Progressive But Not a … Read more about HBC Top 11 Blogs of 2011