I grew up in a tradition that said I should be, as much as possible, like Jesus. I get that - and I try to do so. Yesterday at the Loft LA I had the privilege to say 3 things (among many others) about God: God is Black (from James Cone) She Who Is (from Elizabeth Johnson) God is a Fag ( … Read more about God Is Not Like Me
I spent this past week explaining that saying God has given Christianity a masculine feel is like saying 'God has given America a Capitalist feel'. It was the point of my post "Bananas, Bullies and the Bible - you can't start in the middle." I never struggle to believe in God. I believe in the … Read more about Horse Gods – C.S. Lewis, Xenophanes and John Piper’s blaspheme
Last month I asked the question "Is anyone evangelical enough anymore" and called C.S. Lewis an honorary patron saint of evangelicals - or something. Some disagreed with this assessment on the grounds that Lewis was not evangelical. Well, in the latest issue of the online magazine Heretic … Read more about The Evangelical C.S. Lewis
I saw two interesting bits of controversy this past week. I wasn't necessarily surprised by either of them but I was disturbed by the way they overlapped. The first item was a post as part of a series at Pangea (on Patheos). This one was reeling over the evangelical credibility of C.S. Lewis. … Read more about Is ANYone evangelical enough anymore?