CHRISTIANITY HAS GOTTEN STUCK

One of my interests has become to look at the state of our Christian faith, not merely that of the Church, but, more broadly, its state in the larger context of Western society. Most keenly, how is Christianity working, both as personal faith as well as in our culture at large. We are at a […]

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WHY WE LEAVE THE CLERGY BEHIND

I am writing this in response to reading Episcopalian pastor Fleming Rutledge’s book, The Crucifixion (2015), which has received many accolades, including Christianity Today’s Book of the Year in 2017 as well as rave reviews on Amazon. It is seen by the clergy as a lengthy (612 pages) summation of Christian theological exploration of Jesus’ […]

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The Tremorous Invisibility of God

After reading Michael Novak’s book, No One Sees God (2008) several years ago, as much as I enjoyed the book, it has been its title that has stuck most with me, the clear simplicity of this most vexing aspect of God: His invisibility. It forms the basis for all the various religious ideas, doctrines, practices […]

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