The Great Emergence

The Great Emergence: How Christianity is Changing and Why By Phyllis Tickle Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2008 Review by Carl McColmanThe cover of this book— featuring four images of Jesus, cobbled together to kinda sorta create a composite image of the Christ — is a hint about where Phyllis Tickle ultimately takes her introductory survey of emergent Christianity. This is a useful and often entertaining, if not entirely satisfying, short overview of the historical forces that have led to what … [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...]