My Dia-blog with Frank Viola

I hesitate to call Frank an “Evangelical” because he says he and Christians like him are “beyond Evangelical”. That resonates because one of my books and my approach to the faith is “More Christianity”. Anyway, I read the book Frank wrote with Leonard Sweet called┬áJesus A Theography and thought he and I might be able [Read More...]

The Temple and the Garden of God

Jesus

In reading Frank Viola and Leonard Sweet’s┬áJesus A Theography I enjoyed the second chapter the most. Frank and Leonard aim to show how Jesus Christ is echoed and reflected in every part of the Scriptures. They build up a full picture of Christ the Lord–not just by trying to reconstruct the “historical Jesus” (that exercise [Read More...]

Jesus: A Theography?

Jesus

Ogden Nash said, “Here is a good rule of thumb, too clever is dumb.” I have to admit that my first glance at Frank Viola and Leonard Sweet’s book called Jesus: A Theography sort of made me choke. “Theography?” I geddit. Jesus is God so he doesn’t get a “biography” he gets a “Theography”. I [Read More...]


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