About Deborah Arca

Deborah Arca is the Managing Editor of the Progressive Christian Portal and Book Club at Patheos.com.

Stump a Bible Scholar: Is Jesus God?

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Think you can stump a scholar? No question is too tough or too radical (this IS the Bible after all — a tough, radical book) for our new Stump a Scholar series at Patheos Progressive Christian.¬†Every week, we’ll answer your questions about the Bible, Christian history, the Church, theology; and we’re bringing in the experts [Read More...]

PostChristian: Christian Piatt on the Church and the Future of Faith

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“There is no question that Christianity as a religion has been in need of a refining fire for some time, and it’s not surprising that the idea is met with some fear and self-preserving instinct. But if we truly trust that it is a fire of perfection and not consumption, what do we have to [Read More...]

Bearing Beauty: The Studio P(atheos) Interview Series with Guest Josh Cleveland

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“My Dad’s a really good hugger. It’s kind of like being hugged by a big grizzly bear, without the mauling. Sometimes getting lost is a bad thing, but sometimes you just need to get lost in those places where you’re comforted. And sometimes that’s in the arms of those you love.” – Josh Cleveland, singer/songwriter [Read More...]


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