2013 was an amazing year on the Homebrewed Christianity Podcast network. So Bo and I decided that we would do a little year-end review show. You will get to hear some of our favorite clips, hear what was going through our heads during some of the online scuffles, and find out just who won the … Read more about The 2013 Homebrewed Christianity Podcast Awards!
Tony Jones posted a question on his blog about the uniqueness of the process god. As you may know, I responded to Roger Olson earlier this week and I have been talking about how much appreciate 'al's - relation-al incarnation-al mission-al practic-al radic-al I would add … Read more about Is God Unique? a response to Tony Jones
Roger Olson blogged about why he is not a Process Theologian. Since I am a newbie to Process Thought, I thought it would be fun to respond to the post point-by-point. My responses are in bold. In the days to come, people who do this for a living (instead of a hobby) will respond more deeply and … Read more about A Newbie Response to Roger Olson
I have insomnia tonight - a rare occasion these days. I’m not in the mood to read any more about the use of Gadamer’s hermeneutical circle in Practical Theology so I brewed some coffee and revisited some of the online happenings from the past couple of months. I found 3 pairs of things that I … Read more about The Limits of Labels
Roger Olson caused some ripples last week when he posted “Why I am not a Liberal Christian”. Then Scot McKnight went and took it even farther with “What is a Liberal Anyway” and said : “Evangelicals have successfully made “liberal” a pejorative term. So today many liberals call themselves … Read more about There is a Difference Between Liberal and Progressive
Part 1 of Peter Bannister's review is here. Sketching an alternative proposal What options then may be open to readers who share Clayton’s and Knapp’s concern for a dynamic Christology, but who want to retain a more traditional theological framework? Here I can of course only offer the … Read more about Proposing an Alternative to the Predicament
Guest post by Peter Bannister The Predicament of Belief by Philip Clayton and Steven Knapp is a first-rate book - both highly thought-provoking and courageous. Philip Clayton has consistently shown himself to be one of the Church’s most creative thinkers and is perhaps unequalled in offering … Read more about Considering Clayton’s Conundrum
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?
Roger Olson posted an excellent article by Mike Clawson on his blog last week. It was about the fundamentalist roots of evangelicalism and their contemporary implications. In the comments (and Roger always has tons of comments) Olson reminded everyone of an article he wrote 12 years ago for … Read more about There is no Evangelical Orthodoxy
The unpleasant topic of what God doesn’t say has shown up in three different conversations this week (and its only Tuesday!) : Tony Jones gave a little pushback to Daniel Kirk (a recent guest on Homebrewed) about homosexuality and the Apostle Paul. Both Paul and homosexuality are hot topics right … Read more about What God doesn’t say and how not to read the Bible
In this week’s TNT, we talked about Open Theology (amongst other things) and I put forward a theory that I wanted float here and see what others thought. Open Theology (we stated) was primarily: A) grounded in a reading of Scripture - versus other schools of theology that are a result of … Read more about the appeal of Open Theology
Back Ground : Brandon Morgan attended the Wild Goose Festival and came away with some concerns/critiques that were posted at Roger Olson’s website and responded to by Tony Jones with some great new suggestions . Tripp and I had some fun recording a Theology Nerd Throw-down (TNT) last week where … Read more about Goosing Emergents into the Mainline