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December 11, 2013
Competent and Humble
For the next few Wednesdays enjoy guest posts from a wonderful group of Bethel Seminary...
December 04, 2013
The Pursuit of Happiness
Thanksgiving over and diving into Advent. Here is the tenth and last in a lovely...
November 21, 2013
Kierkegaard and Evangelicalism at the American Academy of Religion
Like numerous other religion and theology scholars, I'm preparing for the American Academy of Religion...
November 20, 2013
Your Cheatin’ Heart
After missing a week--can't ignore the day job(s)--here is the ninth in a lovely list...
November 11, 2013
Learning in Institutional Wartime
Today my mind is not on Veteran's Day; rather, my heart is heavy for the...
November 06, 2013
Pride Goeth Before Destruction
Here is the eighth in a lovely list of ten lessons essential for every high school graduate...
November 05, 2013
Adult Bullying, the NFL, and the Kingdom of God
Bullying is in the news again. This time it's the adult version--and in the NFL,...
October 30, 2013
Here is the seventh in a lovely list of ten lessons essential for every high school graduate...
October 22, 2013
Jesus, Millstones, and the “Little Ones”
I've been spending time in Matthew 18 today. I've been deeply impressed with a sense...
October 14, 2013
Did God Create the World Last Tuesday? (the Problem with the “Appearance of Age” Approach)
I'm using the excellent book, Origins: Christian Perspectives on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design (by Deborah Haarsma...
October 09, 2013
Here is the fifth in a lovely list of ten lessons essential for every high school graduate...
October 02, 2013
Ha Ha Ha
Here is the fourth in a lovely list of ten lessons essential for every high school graduate...
September 26, 2013
The Misunderstood Plato and the Disembodied Soul
Plato gets a bad rap in much of Christian theology these days for his supposed...
September 26, 2013
Here is the third in a lovely list of ten lessons essential for every high school graduate...
September 19, 2013
Someone Else will Dress You: A Pilgrimage Through Alzheimer’s
The "geography of memory." That's the intriguing metaphor driving Jeanne Murray Walker's fascinating memoir. It's...
September 18, 2013
A few weeks back I ran across a lovely list of ten lessons essential for every high...
September 12, 2013
The Gospel Coalition and the Persistent Problem of Theological Colonialism
Vinoth Ramachandra draws our attention to a striking example of the persistent problem of theological...
September 12, 2013
Politics and Evangelical Theology
The discussion on the "Future of Evangelicalism" continues over at respectfulconversation.net . This might be one...
September 11, 2013
The Middle of the Earth
A few weeks back I ran across a lovely list of ten lessons essential for...
September 03, 2013
I Forgot My Phone
Now that summer is over and a new academic season commences, it seemed to me...
August 13, 2013
What’s Your “Madonna Moment?”
Paul Tillich, one of the most significant theologians of culture, tells of a moment in...
August 01, 2013
Cognitive Psychology, Evangelicals, and Biblical Morality
The "respectful conversations" (a project hosted by Harold Heie) continue. This month the topic is...
July 31, 2013
Relax: Neuroscience is not Going to Destroy Your Faith
I've been doing some reading on cognitive psychology of religion (in part because I'm involved...
July 29, 2013
Reza Aslan, Jesus, and the (False) Presumption of Objectivity
When I watched the clip of Fox News anchor Lauren Green interviewing professor Reza Aslan...
July 05, 2013
Redeeming Doubt (The Other Side of Faith)
Thanks to Tony Jones for posting an excerpt from Emerging Prophet on his blog today (and tomorrow)....
July 02, 2013
“Mind Your Own Business!” (Some Advice from St. Paul)
I recently came across some surprising advice to Christians from Paul. "Make it your ambition...
July 01, 2013
The NSA and the End of Privacy (Or, Why We Don’t Care)
Upon hearing the news of the NSA phone records-breach-of-privacy-scandal, I was a bit surprised at...
June 19, 2013
Zombie Jesus Saves
Guest blogger Dawn Duncan Harrell is author of Ten Ways to Pray. You can find...
June 01, 2013
Evangelicalism, Salvation, and other Religions: The Conversation Continues
Over at respectfulconversation.net, the second round of dialogue is now beginning. This month the topic...
May 22, 2013
In the aftermath of another horrific natural disaster, I include a few comments from my...
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