theology

A friend shared this article a couple of days ago from an English professor who was explaining to Yale undergrad why they have to read a basic canon of racist and colonialist and even misogynist literature to be considered properly educated in their field. Some Yale students were complaining about…

Happy Moltmann Monday! Today’s passage comes from Sun of Righteousness, Arise! in a chapter on evolution and Christian theology, and in a section on new research in neurobiology. The frame of reference for interpreting the evolution of life does not have to be the ‘war of nature’ and the ‘struggle…

Happy Moltmann Monday! Today’s excerpt comes from a little collection of essays called A Passion for God’s Reign. Thanks to my Moltmann Facebook group, I was reminded of a quote from one of Moltmann’s essays, “Theology in the Project of the Modern World” and had to go and reread it….

Happy Moltmann Monday! Today’s excerpt comes from The Politics of Discipleship and Discipleship in Politics. It’s a collection of lectures by Moltmann and responses by Mennonite scholars. I’m bringing you a section from the end of his lecture on “Political Theology and Political Hermeneutics.” The human person is not a…

This past week, I traveled to Ontario, CA for the Emergent Village Theological Conversation at Claremont. Over three days we heard from Monica A. Coleman, John Cobb and Philip Clayton as they talked about process, practice and a dash of metaphysics. I came into the conversation without any prior familiarity…

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