This week, in the pages of John Caputo’s The Weakness of God, I think I’ve found a way of talking about God that dodges the potholes of normal atheism and normal theism. Continue reading “God beyond theism and atheism”
Yes, you read that title correctly. And no, that’s not a typo. I’m about to dive so deep into the Bible that you’ll need a scuba tank to come along with me. Continue reading “Jesus Hates Figs (and some Problems with the Nashville Statement)”
If God exists, and is good, and is able to prevent suffering, then why does hurt persist? Put simply, If God is good, why do bad things happen? Continue reading “Stop Asking “If God is Good, why do bad things happen?” (Start Resisting)”
According to American black theologian James Cone, Jesus is black. Note that Cone is not simply making the obvious point that Jesus, the man who lived and died in 1st Century Palestine, was not Caucasian. Cone is talking about who Jesus is.
Continue reading “Black Christ”