We tend to talk about “what” we believe, but never “how” we believe it. Leaving this part out of the conversation leads to a lot of misunderstanding. Philip Clayton and Steven Knapp offer some great tools for navigating this murky area.
It often backfires when you announce your plans online, because then you’re bound to drop the ball, but my intent is to release some scripture reflection each week on Monday/Tuesday following the Revised Common Lectionary, and then to do other stuff on Fridays. Other stuff will include interpreting texts that are not scripture (novels, comic […]
Sounds heady, right? Maybe it even is a little heady. What I want to look at are four propositions about the existence of God and God’s nature, very generally stated, say a bit about who I see espousing the first three propositions, and then present as a fourth one an interesting option that I almost never […]
I was honored to be invited to deliver the sermon for the installation of Rev. John Shuck at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Beaverton, Oregon, this past Sunday. John has been a friend and a colleague since the very early days of theological blogging a decade ago. The sermon is based on Job 37:14-24. Enjoy.
Image credit: University of California – Santa Barbara. This idea is very much in the I-just-thought-of-this-on-the-toilet, but bear with me. There might be something here, and better yet, it might be worth thinking about. So, in Aric’s post from a while back about Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Cosmos, science, religion and meaning, he made the point, […]