Liberal Whateverism

Christian Smith, at HuffPo, advocates a robust religious pluralism instead of a laissez fair whateverism: Is there not a better way for all of us to take religion more seriously without descending into sectarian conflict? That is one of the most important questions of our day. I think we need to reject both sectarian conflict [Read More...]

Finding Calcutta 2 (RJS)

Last Thursday I started a series on Mary Poplin’s thought provoking book Finding Calcutta: What Mother Teresa Taught Me About Meaningful Work and Service. This is not a science and faith book – and it is a welcome respite from some of the more “academic” questions we discuss on this blog.  I have had a [Read More...]

King Jesus Questions 3

Ben Witherington turned in this set of questions on points at which he wanted clarification in my The King Jesus Gospel: The Original Good News Revisited, and you can take it from there… In this post Scot and I [Ben] will have a dialogue about points I want some clarification on, and points in which [Read More...]

Good News about the World 3

Brad Wright, in his new, important book (Upside: Surprising Good News About the State of Our World), asks if the following claims are true or not, and I apologize for the quality of this image but it’s readable and I created it on a free app for my iPhone and if you click it the [Read More...]


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