Praise for The Human Faces of God

The Human Faces of God will shatter any honest reader’s preconceptions about the Bible and what it “says” and leave that reader with a stronger and better faith. This book is the mos...

Farther Along

So, I’m neck-deep in dissertation stuff. This is my life right now, besides grading papers. I’m taking notes for chapter 3, trying to sort John Howard Yoder’s The Politics of Jesus i...

What Do I Love When I Love My God?

I do not write, because I do not like to be held accountable. I do not write. Writing is an act of catharsis; who wants their catharsis to be plastered all over the virtual marketplace of ideas? Or wo...

Shari‘ati on the Ideal Man

Ideal man passes through the very midst of nature and comes to understand God; he seeks out mankind and thus attains God. He does not bypass nature and turn his back on mankind. He holds the sword of ...

Theodicky

Maybe God isn’t dead. Maybe he’s just going deaf. Maybe he’s totally deaf in one ear, and partially deaf in the other. It’s understandable. He is getting to be a little ancient of days anymore...

On Getting Saved

Somebody asked me today, “What are we exactly saved from and what does the death and resurrection of Jesus mean in relationship to that?” This is a significant question. Evangelicalism pre...