Think Before You Speak Shane Alexander does a great job of calling all ministers to think before they speak in the midst of a tragedy. This kind of thing happens all the time. Just this week I was listening to a pastor being interviewed whose church was right next to the elementary school that was […]
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In Reading the Gospels Wisely: A Narrative and Theological Introduction Jonathan T. Pennington sets out to make the case for the importance of the Gospels in Christianity. He wants readers to understand the history of how the Gospels have been interpreted and he suggests ways for moving forward. He believes it is important that the Gospels be seen as […]
Check out my review of iPod, Youtube, Wii Play: Theological Engagements with Entertainment http://erb.kingdomnow.org/d-brent-laytham-ipod-youtube-wiiplay-feature-review/
Karl Barth was one of the greatest theologians of the 20th century. The following is a prayer from the conclusion of a sermon he preached to prisoners in Basel, Switzerland. O Lord, our God! Thou art great, exalted and holy above us and above all men. This is thy glory that thou dost not […]
Here is a lecture Dr. Alister McGrath gave at Lanier Theological Library entitled The Lord Is My Light: How the Christian Faith Makes Sense Of Things. I especially like how Dr. McGrath describes theology as “all of us reading Scripture together.” I hope you enjoy.
The following is a quote from Walter Brueggemann’s commentary on Exodus 13:1-16 found in The New Interpreter’s Bible. “The biblical community of faith is a community of memory, working at its precious identity in a culture devoted to amnesia. The market forces that encourage a consumer consciousness are largely controlled by ideology that wants to abandon […]