Disciplining the Spirit With Jack Levison

One of the richest, most complicated, and ineffable topics in theology is the Spirit. Some Christians call it the Holy Ghost, though I much prefer the Hebrew term ruach. Breath. Wind. Air. When I have the opportunity to do a little Hebrew vocabulary with my students, I have them hold one hand in front of [Read More…]

Honorable Mention: spiritchatter

If you haven’t found it yet, head on over to a new blog here on the Progressive Christian Channel, written by Jack Levison.  I first met Jack three years ago when he and his wife Priscilla hosted me along with a dozen other teacher-scholars for a summer seminar on gender and Christianity in Seattle.  Not [Read More…]

Honorable Mention: Sex, Gender, and Christianity

Should women be priests? Should women submit to their husbands? Is premarital sex okay? These questions headline the promotional flyer for the new book Sex, Gender, and Christianity, edited by Priscilla Pope-Levison and Jack Levison, and they give you a sense of some of the topics and themes tackled in a set of essays that [Read More…]