Archives for Nov 1, 2016 @ 11:46

Progressive Christians, Please Speak Up!

Huma Abedin doesn’t know how that stuff got on her husband’s computer. Not knowing how it got there may be as bad as it being there! This spin is dizzying, and perhaps that’s the point of spins. Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin has told people she doesn’t know how her emails ended up on her [Read More…]

What Do You Think? Tell us.

It’s not new but it’s not talked about. I’m talking about the choice of so many to exercise their rights of free speech by calling out someone on social media — Facebook, Twitter, blogs — who said something they didn’t like, did something they didn’t like, or created a situation they didn’t like. What was [Read More…]

God, Satan, Job and the Rest (RJS)

Before digging into the text of Job is is helpful to understand the roles played by the major characters in the book. Section two of the recent book How to Read Job by John Walton and Tremper Longman III discusses each of the players. There are chapters dedicated to God, Satan, Job, Job’s human advisors, [Read More…]

Brueggemann’s Economics: Relational

By Michael Thompson Walter Brueggemann. God, Neighbor, Empire: The Excess of Divine Fidelity and the Command of Common Good. Waco: Baylor University Press, 2016. Image A recent publication by well-known Old Testament scholar, Walter Brueggemann, has caught my attention. Drawn from a lecture series presented at Fuller Seminary in 2015, this brief work explores the [Read More…]