“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 “theology”
“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.”
Can you imagine someone ripping a newborn baby from its mother’s breast and severing its head from it’s body? The Bible seems to say that God once commanded such actions.
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.
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 magazine attacks a pro-evolution Christian group for presenting a pro-evolution Christian perspective at their gathering. No, seriously.
The bestselling “Heaven” author explains why he is so passionate about Calvinist vs. Arminian debates. Along the way, he makes a provocative comment about God’s role in natural disasters.