Theological Cartography Syndrome

Listen. Evaluate. Think for Yourself.

Sometimes, when one falls under the influence of a particular author or scholar, one comes to see their opinions as indisputable. They become a theological map-maker (cartographer) for us rather than a trail-guide or teacher. When was the last time you took serious issue with a scholar most of your peers seemed to agree with–say […]

Be Our God Yet Again – A Saturday Evening Blessing

A Saturday evening prayer courtesy of Walter Brueggemann. To those who preach, let Him rise tomorrow. Do your mysterious, majestic God-ing with our hearts:  reclaim, renew, re-enliven,  that we may leave your presence  transplanted,  transformed,  transposed,  become by your attentiveness whom we have not yet embraced,  open and receptive, honest and undefensive, unafraid and committed […]