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March 27, 2014
If Jesus Gave a TED Talk (#4): Be Like Unto Katie
This is the fourth in a series of posts where I re-imagine Jesus’ five big sermons as TED Talks,...
March 20, 2014
Lent Is a Time to Follow the Highway to Zion
I became aware of my trust in God when I was thirteen, during an overnight...
March 20, 2014
If Jesus Gave a TED Talk (#3): Jesus is Like a Crazy Farmer
This is the third in a series of posts where I re-imagine Jesus’ five big sermons as TED Talks,...
March 13, 2014
If Jesus Gave a TED Talk #2
This is the second in a series of posts where I re-imagine Jesus’ five big sermons as TED Talks,...
March 06, 2014
If Jesus Gave a TED Talk (#1)
This is the first of a series of posts where I re-imagine Jesus’ five big sermons as TED Talks,...
February 19, 2014
What Jesus Said to the Transgender Woman
“Hi Jesus, I’m a transgender woman. What do you think about that?” I knew this...
January 20, 2014
Swords into Plowshares: Turn the Other Cheek and Let Freedom Ring
By Jim Kast-Keat Associate Minister for Education Middle Collegiate Church, New York City People often...
December 30, 2013
Mimetic Mondays: 2013 Scandals – Attraction, Repulsion, and the Top 5 Ways to Become Scandal-less in 2014
As defined by mimetic theory, scandal gives offense and arouses indignation. Mimetic theory spells out...
December 19, 2013
I recently taught a class on World Religions, at least a few of them, with...
December 13, 2013
Welcoming the Stranger: A Q&A with Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
Two of my favorite Patheos bloggers - Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove and Bruce Reyes-Chow have published important books...
December 06, 2013
Jesus (Benyosef) Traveling to Christianity 21
Christianity 21 is just a month away, and we continue to highlight some of the...
October 28, 2013
Hellbound? on Halloween: A Live Chat with Director Kevin Miller about Mimetic Theory and Hell
Who would you like to see bound to Hell to suffer eternal conscious torment? Okay,...
May 26, 2011
Why I Am In Jail
As I write this note, it is 12:30PM and I’m sitting comfortably in my office...
January 05, 2011
The Perversion of ‘Them’
Once we ask the ominous question "Who are they?" by inherent contradiction we are then...
December 01, 2010
Let Go of Jesus
Jesus had to leave in order for his friends to realize that 'Lo, I am...
November 17, 2010
The Erotic Disposition of Homer’s Bowling Ball.
Believing there is a code to be cracked is of course much the same as...
November 12, 2010
Living in a Post-Theological World: Beyond Theories of God
So what does this world look like without ‘theology’? What it means is that competition...
November 03, 2010
Love: The Disruptive Absence
We tend to create desire out of the desire of the other. The other could...
October 25, 2010
The Castration Of God
We are in danger of losing everything: the threat is that we will be reduced...
October 17, 2010
Post-Capitalism Christianity: Something Worth Fighting For
"Capitalism is an economic system in which the means of production are privately owned and...
October 13, 2010
Becoming The Things We Hate: Deconstituting The Poor
"Status is important sociologically because it comes with a set of rights, obligations, behaviors, and...
October 06, 2010
The Caffeinated Riots: The Reverse Perversion of Teenage Suicides
When young teenagers are driven to kill themselves, the bullies are not the only one's...
October 04, 2010
The Phallic Fetish Of Prayer
To help us better understand what has happened to prayer, I think we have to...
September 28, 2010
What Curious George, Oz, Huckabees Have to Teach Us About Pain
I remember clutching to my Curious George doll when I was five years old, tears...
September 21, 2010
Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is Unjust
Much like when we were children and were told about the monsters in our closet,...
September 10, 2010
Deconstituting Jesus, Christianity, & Burning the Koran
I think where we are now in terms of asking very hard questions and participating...
August 31, 2010
Pakistan, Denying Them Answers, Job & God Overwhelmed
Pakistan is still reeling from the destruction of the floods. I have personal friends who...
August 20, 2010
The Future Church: What does it mean to be an inclusive Church?
The condition of renewal means you cut your roots - Slavoj Zizek Once upon a...
August 13, 2010
The Homeless: Violent Liberators
At one point on his journey, Jesus comments on the static state of the homeless...
August 09, 2010
Burning our Scarecrows: Re-redefining History
There has been a hip new influx of re-ideology. Or neo-ideologies. For example, there used...
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