September 27, 2022

As China threatens to take Taiwan by military force, we ask whether there's a Taiwan crisis? What will happen to Roman Catholics and other Christians should Beijing exact restrictions on religious freedom? To find out, we interview Frank Budenholzer, chemistry professor at Fu Jen Catholic University in Taipei. Read more

September 26, 2022

Anselm's Satisfaction Theory of Atonement gets accused of divine child abuse and other nasties. The Penal Substitution Theory is targeted with even more nasties. Let's take a moment to understand them. Read more

September 22, 2022

Will Hindus or Jains eat no-kill cultivated meat? Not likely. At least according to Dharma scholar Rita Sherma. Read more

September 21, 2022

Would cultivated meat be kosher? We ask Jewish Studies Professor Sam Shonkoff, who provides the conditions for cultivate meat to be kosher. Read more

September 20, 2022

Like a knight in combat, the valiant Sharon Delgado attacks the powers of domination with the breastplate of prayer and the sword of love. She is a public theologian in battle for the fecund health of Planet Earth and for justice to those marginalized by the dominating political, economic, and cultural class. Sharon Delgado incarnates what the rest of us can aspire to. Read more

September 19, 2022

The prospect of no-kill cultivated meat products could spell reduction if not the end of large grazing pastures, methane pollution, and slaughterhouses. But, will vegetarians and vegans approve? What are the theological and ethical implications? Read more

September 16, 2022

Christus Victor--Christ as-our-victorious-champion or Christ as-our-liberator--might be the most dramatic answer to the question: how does Jesus save? But, it's only one among six that is both biblical and theological. Read more

September 14, 2022

This is part one of two on "Cross, Creation, and The Powers: The Public Theology of Sharon Delgado" United Methodist pastor Sharon Delgado incarnates public theology like a ripe peach gushes with the nectar of heaven. Read more

September 12, 2022

According to Max Fisher in "The Chaos Machine," social media greedily alters the way we think by stimulating outrage-generated dopamine flow. This maximizes your and my screen engagement time which, in turn, maximizes revenue from advertising. Silicon Valley geniuses have discovered how sin works. Now, when will they discover repentance? Read more

September 8, 2022

Jesus is the True Teacher, an Example, and Moral Influence. Is this how Jesus saves? This is the second in our series of posts on Atonement. Read more

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