New Book on Revelation “Resisting Empire” Coming Soon

I’ve been working on a book about Revelation that offers a different perspective then the “Revelation as End-of-the-World” interpretation. This book, Resisting Empire: The Book of Revelation, published by Barclay Press, is coming out very soon and I wanted to give you a heads up to start watching out for it. It is in e-bookContinue reading “New Book on Revelation “Resisting Empire” Coming Soon”

Using an Evernote Template for Research

I have become increasingly interested in creating templates for Evernote. A template is useful for things you might come back to a lot, such as a basic project plan or for a process you use a lot. Recently, I created a “template” with a checklist of steps I want to remember to do everytime weContinue reading “Using an Evernote Template for Research”

A Radical, Liberation Christian Quakerism

As with many, I have been wrestling to understand where the various new groups forming within Quakerism fit – as with the New Association of Friends in Indiana and the new groups discerning their way forward in North Carolina and the Pacific Northwest. Will they just be replicas of the institutions that kicked them out,Continue reading “A Radical, Liberation Christian Quakerism”

Re-Reading the Bible with Peterson Toscano

Last week we had the privilege of hosting Peggy Senger Morrison (more on her coming) and Peterson Toscano, a comedian, biblical scholar, performer and LGBTQ advocate, at Guilford College this past week. Peterson became a Quaker after spending 17 years “conversion therapy trying to de-gay himself.” When he tells the story he often ends with talkingContinue reading “Re-Reading the Bible with Peterson Toscano”