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September 02, 2017
A Good New Biography of Karl Barth Reviewed and a Question for So-Called “Evangelical Calvinists”
A Good New Biography of Karl Barth Reviewed and a Question for So-Called “Evangelical Calvinists”...
August 30, 2017
And Now the Hidden Fascists and Conservative Extremists Come out of the Closet: What Christian Leaders Need to Do
And Now the Hidden Fascists and Conservative Extremists Come out of the Closet: What Christian...
August 26, 2017
Why Can’t There Be Organizations Just for Boys?
Every college and university campus in America has some organizations for helping girls who already...
August 22, 2017
Back to the Original Topic: Arminianism: Is There A “Middle Ground” between It and Calvinism?
Back to the Original Topic: Arminianism: Is There A “Middle Ground” between It and Calvinism?...
August 19, 2017
Musings about a Lost (?) Evangelical Belief: Pro-Semitism
Jesus was Jewish. Paul was Jewish. The Jews are God’s chosen people. That’s it; it’s...
August 15, 2017
Was Søren Kierkegaard a Poet, a Prophet, a Philosopher, or What? (Thoughts Sparked by a New Biography of the “Melancholy Dane”)
Was Søren Kierkegaard a Poet, a Prophet, a Philosopher, or What? (Thoughts Sparked by a...
August 12, 2017
Can a Preemptive War Ever Be Justified?
Few Americans in 2017 understand how close we—America and the Soviet Union—came to nuclear war...
August 09, 2017
Do Women Make Good Ministers?
Do Women Make Good Ministers? Confession: I grew up in a form of Christian life...
August 05, 2017
What Is “Liberal Christianity?”
In liberal Christianity, there's a tendency to reduce the Bible to “the Christian classic” that...
August 02, 2017
What Is “Fundamentalism?”
What Is “Fundamentalism?” I was recently asked by a friend to define “fundamentalism.” And the...
July 28, 2017
What Is an “Evangelical” and Does It Matter?
Evangelicalism is not a movement or group but a spiritual-theological ethos.
July 23, 2017
Is God Finite?
To the best of my knowledge, nobody thinks or can show that the Bible itself...
July 18, 2017
You Might Still Be a Fundamentalist Even If…
Neither evangelicalism nor fundamentalism are political identities; this confusion is the creation of certain sociologists...
July 16, 2017
A New Christian Dogmatics from Eerdmans
A New Christian Dogmatics from Eerdmans I recently received from publisher Wm. B. Eerdmans a...
July 13, 2017
Is There “Power in the Blood?” Thoughts about the Blood of Jesus
Is There “Power in the Blood?” Thoughts about the Blood of Jesus Somehow I happened...
July 10, 2017
The Disappearing Difference between Rhetoric and Argument
The Disappearing Difference between Rhetoric and Argument Recently (during and since the 2016 U.S. presidential...
July 05, 2017
Review of Greg Boyd’s “Crucifixion of the Warrior God”
Review of Greg Boyd’s Crucifixion of the Warrior God Have you ever been perplexed about...
July 01, 2017
Does Justice Require Inclusion and Diversity?
Does anyone believe that all non-profit organizations, whether religious or secular, must be totally and...
June 28, 2017
Are So-Called “Non-Denominational Churches” Really “Non-Denoms?”
What is it about ‘denomination’ that people run away from?
June 25, 2017
What I Would Believe Were I a Metaphysical Naturalist
What I Would Believe Were I a Metaphysical Naturalist First, let me say that, whatever...
June 20, 2017
The Reason for Christian Higher Education (and Pressures to Abandon It)
The Reason for Christian Higher Education (and Pressures to Abandon It) One purpose of this...
June 18, 2017
Is There a New Form of Lynching in America?
Once again a police officer has been acquitted of all criminal charges in the shooting...
June 15, 2017
Stranger Things? Does God Still Speak?
Stranger Things: Does God Still Speak to Us with a “Still Small Voice?” Anyone who...
June 12, 2017
How Should a Christian Church Celebrate America? Advice…
How Should a Christian Church Celebrate America? Advice… Just a few blocks from my house...
June 09, 2017
Is God Our Father?
For quite a few years now Americans have had more conflicted feelings about fathers than...
June 06, 2017
Memories and Thoughts about Thomas Oden
Memories and Thoughts about Thomas Oden Methodist theologian Thomas Oden, who died this past December...
June 03, 2017
Response to “the Benedict Option”
Response to “the Benedict Option” In the title of this blog essay I put “the...
June 01, 2017
Review of and Response to the Documentary Film “The Mask You Live In”
Review of and Response to the Documentary Film “The Mask You Live In” Long-time readers...
May 29, 2017
Some Random Memories and Thoughts about “Memorial Day” in the United States
Some Random Memories and Thoughts about Memorial Day in the United States I know the...
May 26, 2017
And Meanwhile…Something to See about Which I Will Eventually Blog
Eventually, when I am able to, I will review here the documentary "The Mask You...
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