‘Our Relation to God Is Ungodly’
Karl Barth said this a century ago. It’s still often true.
Nearly 100 years ago, a book was published in Switzerland that, as one scholar put it, “landed like a bombshell on the playground of theologians.” That playground was inhabited by
Protestants: The Most ‘Catholic’ of Christians
New confession by high-profile theologians gives post-Reformation unity a URL.
Protestants: The Most 'Catholic' of Christians. New confession by high-profile theologians gives post-Reformation unity a URL. Caleb Lindgren. September
Died: Robert Jenson, ‘America’s Theologian’
The lifelong Lutheran and ecumenical leader shaped a generation with new scholarship on the Trinity, salvation, and systematics.
Caleb Lindgren and Kate Shellnutt. September 07, 2017 1:32 PM. Image: Jon Roxborgh. Robert Jenson, one of the top American theologians of the 20th century, died this week at 87.
One-on-One with Jon Laansma on His New Book on Hebrews
Associate Professor of Ancient Languages and New Testament offers new commentary.
It has been something of a mystery and outlier for both Christian historians and theologians, but the truth is that it would be hard to imagine the history of the Christian teaching without
Sufjan Stevens’ ‘Planetarium’ Charts a God-Sustained Cosmos
The singer-songwriter’s latest collaboration sets a distinctly biblical course through the Created Order.
Theologians often look to artists for inspiration—and, so long as the artist and the inspiration are right, this relationship can greatly benefit Christian thinking.
Sorry, Old Testament: Most Theologians Don't Use You
Should systematic theologies equally rely on Bible verses from the Old and New Testament? Experts weigh in.
Research. Sorry, Old Testament: Most Theologians Don't Use You. Or that theologians always seem to reference the Gospels and Paul, but rarely the Old Testament?
Catholic but not Roman
To celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the ‘Reforming Catholic Confession’ calls Protestants to unity.
We could not call a church council, but we assembled a drafting committee of Protestant theologians representing a variety of confessional traditions, including Baptist, Free Church
Not Bound by Time and Space
But it gets crazier: All of God is fully present in all places past, present, and future. Theologians call this his immanence. Put simply, there is no place—or time—where God is not.
Exposing the Truth about Honor and Shame
The Four Dimensions Christians Must Understand
21. This event brings together biblical scholars, theologians, missiologists, and practitioners for learning and collaboration on the topic of honor-shame.
Because God Is: A Tribute to Robert W. Jenson (1930-2017)
Over 5 years of weekly dinners, ‘America’s Theologian’ became a mentor and a dear friend.
Because God Is: A Tribute to Robert W. Jenson (1930-2017). Over 5 years of weekly dinners, 'America's Theologian' became a mentor and a dear friend.
Theology for Life (Ep. 3): Mary in Art and Icons
Associate Professor of Art History embraces Mary and Jesus in art
What can we learn from the icons of Mary and Jesus about God the Father and about the Incarnation? What does it mean that Mary is known by theologians as theotokos?
The Complementarian Women Behind the Trinity Tussle
For complementarian women, the debate was more than abstract.
Goligher. He stated that theologians Bruce Ware and Wayne Grudem are distorting Trinitarian relations in order to uphold their view of gender roles.
Died: Michael Cromartie, the Church’s Ambassador to Washington
The late DC leader is remembered for his integrity, friendship, and bridge-building between Christians and the media.
Through his work as EPPC vice president, he evoked theologians and philosophers as he advocated for thoughtful engagement in public policy and civil discourse.
Do We Need a Stronger Word for 'Faith'?
Why theologian Matthew Bates would have evangelicals profess ‘allegiance’ to Christ.
misunderstandings. While theologians have traditionally distinguished between faith and what is entailed by faith, Bates appears to define faith by its entailments.
A Humble Political Influencer Gets His Crowns in Heaven
At least, that’s what I expect for the late Michael Cromartie.
Through his work there, including as moderator and host of his two-and-a-half day retreats with scholars, theologians, and writers, Mike introduced a generation of journalists to the
Gender Inclusivity Isn't Liberal. It's Biblical.
Why conservative theologians are defending changing certain Bible verses to include women.
Why conservative theologians are defending changing certain Bible verses to include women. Gender Inclusivity Isn't Liberal. It's Biblical. Gender Inclusivity Isn't Liberal. It's Biblical.