Tea Partyers as Advocates for the Poor and Downtrodden?

Over at the Evangelical Portal, Tim Dalrymple has created quite a stir with his piece suggesting the Tea Party might actually be a social justice movement. Guest blogger and Theology Professor Philip Clayton offers a passionate rebuttal to Dalrymple’s proposal. [Read more...]

If the Church Were Christian

It’s one thing to affirm what the church, or an individual, believes. It’s quite another to have to answer the question, “What does that belief look like?” Another must-read book for your summer reading list… [Read more...]

Red-headed God

“In all fairness I should say that I have really no problem with using “In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, Amen” in liturgy. It feels solid and ancient and beautiful. I use “Creator, Redeemer and Sustainer” as well, but it kind of clumsily reduces God to a job description. Having said that, I must admit that I do,however, have a problem with the exclusive use of the male pronoun when speaking of the Almighty.” The Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber of the House For All Sinnners and Saints in Denver, CO, weighs in on the inclusive language debate… [Read more...]