I just read in the Christian Century that John Hick died in February, at the age of 90. I saw him as an important conversation partner at various times in my own academic pilgrimage. Early on in my teaching days, I assigned his little Philosophy of Religion book to my undergraduate classes. When he started […]
It’s a truth only some of us know, men love receiving gifts s much as women do. Gifts are the way to express your love and show your care for somebody. You can always express your love for him with nice gifts and he will be happy for sure. It’s not only enough to love […]
I have been hearing quite a bit these days in evangelical circles about the need to “engage culture.” Someone even introduced me recently to an audience as an evangelical who advocates “cultural engagement.” I don’t have any objection to that characterization, as long as we are clear about what we mean by “engage.” The word […]
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There is an interesting article in the latest (July 10) Christian Century about the influence of “prosperity” preaching in Africa. This is an important topic for serious theological reflection. Philip Jenkins and others have been giving us much solid information about the shifting center of gravity in the global church, from the northern to the […]
In his latest Newsweek column, Fareed Zakaria discusses the views of people who think that President Obama’s call for a new global cooperation on nucelar disarmament is futile, even silly. As Zakaria characterizes this viewpoint, it assumes that nations like Russia and China are too self-interested ever to find genuine common ground. To ask them […]
A decade or so ago I wrote the piece below for the magazine Reformed Worship, in response to a request that I...
The Missouri Synod Lutherans are arguing with each other about “traditional” versus “seeker-sensitive” styles of being church. And the debate has spilled...
I think there have been only two times that I have spent more than a minute watching Jerry Springer. One occasion was...
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