Southern Baptists

The Yellow Shirts, The Baptists, Showed Up

Love shows up. Even when sometimes we do not communicate with our words as well as we like, our actions, as they say, “speak louder than words.” Yes, it is a double-edged sword.… Continue reading

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Abridging Schools of Thought, Tony Jones the Conservative, and The New Materialism

Jack Caputo criticizes those who abridge postmodern philosophy. It seems especially so when talking about theological proposals. I have listened to many of his lectures posted online and on more than once occasion he makes this sort of statement. (More on this later.) I understand.

Caputo’s challenge is not … Continue reading

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Propaganda, “Rap On” or, Value Other Voices

My ears are old. I confess that when it comes to music I am often stuck in a time warp. My time spent listening to music in those adolescent and teenage years seem decades ago. Indeed they are. But, I still like music from the late 60’s and 70’s. … Continue reading

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Aintsobad May Be So Bad or, Caricature, Category Failure, and Selective Dissent

If ever there was a Texan who characterized the maxim, “You can tell a Texan, but you can’t tell them much,” it just might be Rick Davis, a.k.a. Aintsobad. I read where he was thinking in the shower. Is it possible that soap in one’s eyes affects … Continue reading

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Why Baptists Will Always Have Bogeymen

Ed Stetzer identifies some recent Baptist bogeymen. Dave Miller chimes in upset that Stetzer beat him to the post. Miller expands on Stetzer’s list of sinister adversaries. Miller forgives Stetzer for jumping Miller’s shark. Stetzer apologizes. All is well again in the (Southern) Baptist Blogosphere.

Well, maybe. … Continue reading

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