“In Jesus, we see a trickster figure, one who respects the beliefs and traditions of real people, yet also questions them, challenges them and subverts them for the sake of political and religious transformation,” says post-modern theologian Peter Rollins.
Articles tagged “Jesus”
“The table is not just a place for food,” says Leonard Sweet, “but a place for stories and ideas to mingle, interact, attract each other, argue with one another, and procreate.”
A historian at Vanderbilt University says modern Christians may be missing the point of some of Jesus’ most popular parables.
Never shying away from controversy, Tullian Tchividjian is picking another fight–this time, with New Years resolutions. He says the practice of setting them can be spiritually damaging.
Author Amy Julia-Becker gives three surprising ways to honor Christmas’ religious roots. Hint: It won’t require swearing off gift giving.
Mega-church pastor J.D. Greear has been quietly amassing influence among conservative evangelicals. Now, he’s making waves with a new book about the Holy Spirit.
The popular author shares valuable lessons she learned from years of wrestling with marital difficulties, financial pressure, and a brutal battle with infertility.
The New York Times bestselling author and influential pastor gets practical on prayer. He calls it “the key to everything we need to do and be in life.”
If U2’s faith is a secret, like a writer for The New Yorker asserted, it is one of the worst kept ones in the global music industry today.