Month: November 2008

Reading … Reviews Coming

I am getting back to some reading. Soon I will have some thoughts up about Ian Mobsy’s The Becoming of G-d, Dan Roam’s The Back of the Napkin, Scot McKnight’s The Blue Parakeet, and several others.… Continue reading

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Let’s Get the Race Issue Right This Time

I feel like Michelle Obama. During her husband’s participation in the race to win the Democratic nomination she made the statement that for the first time in her adult life she was proud to be an American. Hyperbole we all hope(d). Tonight I sit in my hotel room … Continue reading

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The Voice New Testament

Modern Bible translations seem to appear on shelves with increasing frequency. Some projects find as their distinction the particular method employed when handling the translation of original languages. The Voice grows out of an appreciation for the Scriptures and offers a fresh contemporary narrative approach to reading the Scriptures.… Continue reading

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Irony and Christianity

Earlier this week I received an email from David Fitch. It contained my grade for the course I took, “Readings in Postmodern Philosophy and Theology,” he led with Geoff Holsclaw. One of those whom we read was Peter Rollins. I am hopeful I may be able to make it … Continue reading

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Believing the Worst About Those With Whom We Disagree

Long before November 4th I grew embarrassed. How could someone who professes a faith in Jesus, the Christ and contends for the rule and reign of God take to mis-information? For some reason “thou shalt not bear false witness” only applies to those with whom we agree. I did … Continue reading

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