I had the chance to have a little road trip and drive down on Friday to San Diego and go to AAR (American Academy of Religion). I went down because of the Quaker theological discussion group that met from 4-10pm. I had a really great time meeting tons of new faces and Quaker scholars I’ve … Continue reading A Day Trip to AAR to Have Theological Discussions on Quakerism
What the meaning of God the Creator is and what is involved in the work of creation, is itself not less hidden from us men [sic] than everything else that is contained in the Confession. We are not nearer to believing in God the Creator, than we are to believing that Jesus Christ was conceived … Continue reading Karl Barth and the Mystery of God the Creator
You scored as Neo orthodox, You are neo-orthodox. You reject the human-centredness and scepticism of liberal theology, but neither do you go to the other extreme and make the Bible the central issue for faith. You believe that Christ is God’s most important revelation to humanity, and the Trinity is hugely important in your theology. … Continue reading I Guess I am a Neo-Orthodox Postmodern Quaker (What on earth does that mean?)
I found this post over at God’s Politics – Jim Wallis’ blog it was a statement about Ted Haggard and the issues that were raised in the last couple weeks, and I think it’s really good to read.
Peter Rollins founder of the Ikon Community , an emerging church in Ireland, has recently penned “How (Not) to Speak of God” (Peter Rollins).” It is a book that will be important for every church to wrestle with. Rollins writes as one who is both theologian/philosopher (he has a Ph.D. in Postmodern theory) and a … Continue reading Book Review: How (Not) To Speak of God – Peter Rollins with Special Offer
(without ever tell me I was wrong)” Well the concert really was on Wednesday, but it took me until the actual Ground Hog Day (Thursday) to realize I was a whole day behind, some how I had missed all of tuesday (or Wednesday)…. So I turned to my ol’ mac, one of the things I can rely on, and it said it was Thursday the 2nd, believing that even my mac was wrong, I asked my boss who began to laugh and asked me if I was having a “Ground Hog Day” like Bill Murray.
Currently some really great things have been happening. First being home was great, I enjoyed having the time to be with my family and enjoy Steffanie and Silas’ wedding. Also the encouragement I received from those at the wedding about the message and how well it all went has reminded me of the power of … Continue reading Great News