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Might We Silence the Word: On the Truth Conditions of Theological Statements by Tylor Lovins

Might We Silence the Word: On the Truth Conditions of Theological Statements

"The world of the West is godless. Not only is it godless in that the concept of God has become empty and superfluous to public discourse of values and policies—use of theology in politics is viewed as both undermining to democratic processes and inappropriate for engagement between what are, by all appearances, the clashes of incommensurable community values—but it is godless in that we have no future."
The Domestication of American Christianity #EmptyThePews
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The Domestication of American Christianity #EmptyThePews

"Unfortunately, our desires for a more just society exist in a religious environment with little in the way of infrastructure to nurture them. Rather than creating agents of profound social change, our religious institutions create passive religious content consumers."
Is "Our Father It?" by Anita Peebles

Is "Our Father" It?

"I must take into account the children raised in households with two mommies, who don’t have a father figure. Just because it does not cause me pain to call God “Father,” it does not mean I am free to do so, to as a minister enforce or normalize this conception of God without considering the experiences of others."
How Art Can Help Us Think about God by Chase Tibbs

How Art Can Help Us Think about Theology

"For Jesus, and particularly the authors of these passages, scientific truth and absolute historical knowledge simply do not reach deep enough."