For the past few years, I have found solace in the rhythms of the Anglican church year. I adore Advent, which is like Lent, but fun. And by the time Lent itself comes around, I’m feeling ready to embrace the ashes and the ritual of fasting that mark the season. I’m not giving anything up… Continue reading Oh, The Traumatic Cross!
When I have taught university courses on Biblical Interpretation or New Testament, I have not been simply giving out information. Because I teach academically about topics that are intertwined with religion at a religious school, I am a unique sort of shepherd–I teach, I challenge, but I also pastor young students through spiritual crises and… Continue reading Backsliding Down The Slippery Slope
If you are going to make decisions using only a 2,000-5,000 year old book as your guide, at least respect it enough to read it on its own terms.