A New Kind of Christianity

A New Kind of Christianity: Ten Questions That Are Transforming Our Faith By Brian D. McLaren New York: HarperOne, 2010 Review by Carl McColmanI think the argument could be made that evidence of just how important Brian McLaren's latest book is, comes not just from his own gracious and thoughtful argument, but just as much from his many detractors. We have a saying here in the south, "A hit dog hollers" — in other words, the vehemence by which some corners of the evangelical world are pushing b … [Read more...]

See you in Albuquerque?

Fran and I just registered for the Center for Action & Contemplation's The Emerging Church conference, which will take place in Albuquerque, NM on March 20-22, 2009, and will feature the likes of Richard Rohr, Brian McLaren, Phyllis Tickle, Shane Claiborne, and other cool folks.We are very excited.Would love to see some Website of Unknowing readers at the conference — so if you're going, let me know. … [Read more...]

Phyllis and Peter

The ever-vigilant Mike Morrell sent me this link to a page of videos featuring Phyllis Tickle and Peter Rollins chatting about various concerns regarding the present and future church, the emergent/emergence church, and so forth. Well worth watching to see two creative and visionary minds at play with each other.Just to whet your appetite, here's the first video:The rest can be found here. … [Read more...]

The Emerging Anam Cara

Here's an article worth reading: at The Ooze, Shane Tucker explores the connection between the Celtic soul friend tradition and the emergent conversation.The Emerging Anam Cara … [Read more...]

Pagans in the Pews

Here's an encouraging report from theooze.com about an evangelical church in Salem, Massachusetts, that is working hard to create meaningful dialogue between Christians and Neopagans:Beyond the Pall … [Read more...]


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