Butler Baccalaureate

The above video contains a recording of the Butler multifaith baccalaureate service this year. It is worth watching for the great jazz alone, but my colleague Brent Hege also gave an excellent talk, as did graduating senior Jeremy Marshall. Also of interest is Jim Danko’s piece about commencement addresses in USA Today. And finally, here is [Read More…]

#BecauseImAChristian

Morgan Guyton is trying to get a hashtag going that responds to the one that says #ImaChristianBut. For many of us, we stand for equality, we treat others who do not share our religion or ideology with respect, and do other such things not despite being Christians but because we are Christians. My friend and colleague Brent [Read More…]

Contesting Faith, Truth, and Religious Language at the Creation Museum

My colleague Brent Hege has written what I consider to be quite possibly the most important critique of the Creation Museum from the perspective of Christian theology: “Contesting Faith, Truth, and Religious Language at the Creation Museum: A Historical-Theological Reflection.” It was published in Theology and Science. UPDATE: There was a very small number of [Read More…]

Contesting Faith, Truth, and Religious Language at the Creation Museum

As the Butler STS blog mentioned today, my colleague Brent Hege will be giving a brown bag lunchtime talk about the Creation Museum tomorrow. It should be very interesting! [Read more…]

Religions of the World Class Harlem Shake

In case you ever wondered what students in religion classes at Butler University get up to. This is in my colleague Brent Hege’s class. Taking on the Harlem Shake is just the latest end-of-semester activity. He usually does a class photo at the end of each semester. Here’s one from a previous year: [Read more…]

Theologian Trading Cards

I applaud Norman Jeune’s idea to create Theologian Trading Cards, and am grateful to Zondervan both for running with the idea and turning them into a real product, and for sending me a set to review. Other than among people who play Pokemon or CCGs, I am not sure how popular the collection of cards [Read More…]


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