I’m over halfway through the last book on my God Project list. (Props to those of you who have been following along this far!) The book is God and the Mystery of the World, written in the 70’s by a German theologian named Eberhard Jüngel. Continue reading “3 Reasons to not be a Classical Theist”
Let’s say that the New Atheists are right: there is nothing “supernatural,” no “miracles,” and certainly no invisible god(s) interfering with the “laws of nature,” as the scientists say. Let’s say that the dead stay dead, no matter what your Sunday School teacher may have told you. Does that spell the death of God? Continue reading “The Weakness of God”
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)”
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”