The New Christians

Tony Jones is the author of The New Christians: Dispatches from the Emergent Frontier and several other books on Christianity and prayer.

Seriously, this stuff is a mind-bender for me.  It changes everything, really.  Why?  Because it’s the exceptions into which the norms need to fit to make them “norms.”  The doctrine of imago dei, the hallmark of which is so often […]

So yesterday, John Piper once again entered crazy-television-evangelist territory and blamed a small tornado that jumped over Minneapolis and toppled a steeple on Central Lutheran Church on the fact that the ELCA delegate were down the street discussing whether to […]

Here’s a comment string from the last post that might be interesting… Confused and Hurting Sinner writes, most of the previous comments seem somewhat educated albeit cold & clincal. To me the elephant in the room that everyone seemed to […]

It seems to me that the same people who take the stance that the Bible has a plain meaning in all cases also seem to assume that human sexuality is a pretty simple manner.  There are men and there are […]

There have been some real gems among the hundreds and hundreds of comments left on this blog in the past couple weeks.  Among those that bear repeating is this one from Edward Green: To begin to understand the Bible’s views […]

…since last week.

No, Dr. Moltmann hasn’t taken up tweeting.  But others of us have been tweeting about him in advance of his appearence at the 2009 Emergent Village Theological Conversation. If you tweet, and you’ve got a question you’d like us to […]