The Bible Is Not an Answer Book (So What Good Is It?)

Part 1 : Progressive Reflections on Traditional Christian Themes One day I received an e-mail from a representative of SONday Distributors. The company had a special deal “for churches only” on “a great Bible.” For just ten dollars each (regular $40 value), we could get a shipment of ANSWER Bibles. That’s right—the ANSWER Bible. Their [Read More…]

Two Kinds of Christianity (A Conversation Between Mother and Son)

Marcus Borg introduced his book, The Heart of Christianity: Rediscovering A Life of Faith, by describing “A Tale of Two Paradigms” where he juxaposed the basic elements of “the earlier paradigm” of the Christian tradition and life with what he labled “the emerging paradigm.”  Many of us who promote an emerging paradigm and participate in [Read More…]