Revealed by Rev. Hannah Adair Bonner, “The Anatomy of Peace” places White Male language in the mouths of fictional POCs and ethnic struggles in the Holy Land. Why is that problematic?
If I had $100, what Amazon Kindle books would I buy? Well, here’s your answer…
Book scanning to fill the void?For Christmas, I got a Kindle from my partner. Rationale: I have an iPhone but realized that I couldn’t read eBooks on it very effectively. I like to see the entire paragraph when I’m reading and iPhone screens are not conducive to that habit. The iPad was too expensive, so […]
A review of new research on youth spirituality has me rethink the gloom and doom of the mainline Protestant Church. The Christian Century has a review of Souls in Transition: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of Emerging Adults that includes this nugget (h/t Nathan on Facebook): Drawing on sociologist N. Jay Demerath’s thesis that “liberal Protestantism’s […]
So, for those of you that read my twitter and facebook statuses, you know I recently got into the Society of Biblical Literature‘s annual event in Boston by playing the “local clergy” card….which was fun. Yes, I might have roped in Blake into the escapade, but I’m not saying either way. Anywho, I got $200 […]
Following up on the previous post on Progressive Books, Daily-Kos-affiliated blog Streetprophets has these additions to the list. Here’s the list. The Hidden Teachings of Jesus: The Political Meaning of the Kingdom of God Jesus: A New Vision God and Other Famous Liberals Stealing Jesus: How Fundamentalism Betrays Christianity Jesus Was a Liberal: How the […]
Godweb has a listing of their top 10 progressive Christian books. [begin alltel guy] Are they in your fave five?[/annoying alltell guy] God’s Troublemakers: How Progressive Women of Faith Are Changing the World Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time: the Historical Jesus and the Heart of Contemporary Faith The Battle For God The Human […]