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Written July 08th, 2007 with No Comments »

Luke Timothy Johnson and Eve Tushnet’s views re: homosexuality are articulated so powerfully in a June 15th Commonweal article titled Homosexuality & the Church: Two Views (Volume CXXXIV, Number 12).
Homosexuality & the Church is a must read article for anyone interested in the conversation re: the Christian church and sexuality.
Luke Timothy Johnson: Our Interpretive Struggle
The […]

Written May 15th, 2007 with No Comments »

What is your story? You are aware that you have a story, aren’t you? You do! Your story is undoubtedly rich, complex, inspiring, challenging, heartbreaking, heartwarming, compelling and authentic. All of these things – and so much more - are an integral part of your personal narrative. More integral than any of these is, however, […]

Written May 08th, 2007 with 9 Comments »

I took a bit of time this morning to sit on the back porch (actually, it’s a step) and read through a bit of Derrida/Caputo (Deconstruction in a Nutshell: A conversation with Jacques Derrida). I’m not finished with the book, but I will be through this evening. This morning, I was amazed, thrilled, and inspired […]

Written May 02nd, 2007 with 3 Comments »

I just finished working on a doc for Inner Metro Green re: joining. The doc is titled “One Body Built upon Christian Unity, Christian Duty, and Christian Fellowship: On Joining Christian Community.” Basically, it is a call to take seriously three unique aspects of Christian community, before one actually joins the community. Said another way, […]

Written April 12th, 2007 with No Comments »

If you have not put The Peaceable Kingdom on your bookshelf yet then you need to stop reading this post immediately and go to Amazon and order it (or your book seller of preference, of course). It is a must read for all Christians, especially those interested in Christian living and ethics.
Here’s another very important […]

Written March 27th, 2007 with No Comments »

This is the sixth and final installment of a series of posts collectively titled: “The Literal Tenor of the Metaphorical Hell: A Literary Critique of Scriptural Language concerning Hell, The Human Soul and a Defense of Metaphorical Conditionalism.” The following is a chronological, hyper-linked table of contents, of sorts: 1. The Literal Tenor of the […]

Written March 27th, 2007 with No Comments »

This is the fifth installment of a series of posts collectively titled: “The Literal Tenor of the Metaphorical Hell: A Literary Critique of Scriptural Language concerning Hell, The Human Soul and a Defense of Metaphorical Conditionalism.” The following is a chronological, hyper-linked table of contents, of sorts: 1. The Literal Tenor of the Metaphorical Hell. […]

Written March 27th, 2007 with 4 Comments »

This is the fourth installment of a series of posts collectively titled: “The Literal Tenor of the Metaphorical Hell: A Literary Critique of Scriptural Language concerning Hell, The Human Soul and a Defense of Metaphorical Conditionalism.” The first post was titled: The Literal Tenor of the Metaphorical Hell. The Second post was titled: Mechanics of […]

Written March 26th, 2007 with 1 Comment »

This is the third installment of a series of posts collectively titled: “The Literal Tenor of the Metaphorical Hell: A Literary Critique of Scriptural Language concerning Hell, The Human Soul and a Defense of Metaphorical Conditionalism.” The first post was titled: The Literal Tenor of the Metaphorical Hell. The Second post was titled: Mechanics of […]

Written March 24th, 2007 with 1 Comment »

This is the second installment of a series of posts collectively titled: “The Literal Tenor of the Metaphorical Hell: A Literary Critique of Scriptural Language concerning Hell, The Human Soul and a Defense of Metaphorical Conditionalism.” The first post was titled: The Literal Tenor of the Metaphorical Hell.

The word “metaphor” claims an etymological root in […]