In this short interview with The Analytic Christian I discuss Romans 1 and atheism. ?
J. Richard Middleton. Abraham’s Silence: The Binding of Isaac, the Suffering of Job, and How to Talk Back to God. Baker Academic, 2021. The binding (Aqedah) of Isaac is one of the most troubling stories in all Scripture. And it is not hard to see why. The story depicts God commanding a father to butcher […]
In Progressive Christians Love Jesus Too, I rebut Alisa Childers’ erroneous attempt to claim that progressive Christians widely embrace a radical voluntarist relativism about truth according to which people can make claims true simply by willing that they be true. The example Childers cites is a person who wants bacon to be healthy by declaring “Bacon […]
Check out my discussion about Progressive Christians Love Jesus Too with Capturing Christianity: ?
In this video, I critique John Piper’s narrow, sectarian take on mere Christianity. ?
It looks like my new book Progressive Christians Love Jesus Too came out at just the right time. Two days after its publication, Franklin Graham published a nasty screed called “The Eternal Peril of Progressive Christianity“. In this article, I’m going to offer an analysis. Graham begins with this line: “For decades, a war has […]
Eric A. Seibert, Enjoying the Old Testament: A Creative Guide to Encountering Scripture. IVP Academic, 234 pp. Francis Bacon famously observed, “Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested…” For many Christians, the Old Testament is like spinach: we know it is good for us, but […]
BIG NEWS! The Kindle version of my latest book Progressive Christians Love Jesus Too is now available! The paperback should be available by tomorrow. Spread the word! Pick up your copy now!
John Dickson. Bullies and Saints: An Honest Look at the Good and Evil of Christian History. Zondervan, 2021, 328 pp. Historian Howard Zinn observes, “all history, while recalling the past, serves some present interest.” Anyone who has spent time on the interweb talking to skeptics and atheists has likely encountered Christian history told from the […]
On Sunday night, I finished the typesetting for my next book, Progressive Christians Love Jesus Too. Now I’m sitting on my hands waiting for the completion of the covers and a few other details. Once that is all complete, the book should be available in hardcopy within a few days. Kindle will follow in about a […]
Here is the back cover promotional description for my forthcoming book Progressive Christians Love Jesus Too. Some Christians want to silence the progressive conversation. Don’t let them. They’ve been called “progressive Christians.” Their ranks include Brian McLaren, Rob Bell, Peter Enns, Rachel Held Evans, John Pavlovitz, Richard Rohr, and many others. Over the last two […]
Last year, I read a really bad book: Alisa Childers’ Another Gospel? is an ignorant polemical screed that attacks several Christian thought leaders by name, insisting that these individuals (people like Peter Enns, Brian Zahnd, Rachel Held Evans, Richard Rohr, and so on) are not Christians at all but rather wolves out to destroy God’s church. Sadly, […]