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Can religion and politics make us more civil?
November 21, 2011 – 2:18 pm | No Comment
Can religion and politics make us more civil?

E.J. Dionne raised the question at a recent lecture at nearby Washington University. Perhaps the better question to ask is this: Can I love my neighbor?

Compassion, Mercy, and Diakonia
November 16, 2011 – 2:18 pm | 7 Comments
Compassion, Mercy, and Diakonia

What happens when we use the term “mercy” to describe our actions toward our neighbor or the church’s orientation to the world?

Greek Zombies
November 10, 2011 – 7:04 pm | No Comment

The disciples inspected the oars, while Jesus made a bench. It gets dark after that . . .

WDJT?
November 9, 2011 – 7:55 am | 2 Comments
WDJT?

What Did Jesus Teach? And what does that have to do with Christianity?

Old Sermons
November 3, 2011 – 10:01 am | 5 Comments
Old Sermons

Ouch.

Impressions of an Impressionist: Claude Monet at SLAM
November 2, 2011 – 2:30 pm | No Comment
Impressions of an Impressionist: Claude Monet at SLAM

For the first time in decades, the three panels of Claude Monet’s masterful Agapanthus triptych are together at the St. Louis Art Museum and the exhibition is striking.

The See-Saw God
October 31, 2011 – 10:28 am | No Comment
The See-Saw God

Reformation Reflections on sola gratia

Seeing in New Ways by Naming Truly—With the Help of Stanley Hauerwas
October 25, 2011 – 4:22 pm | No Comment
Seeing in New Ways by Naming Truly—With the Help of Stanley Hauerwas

More thoughts on Stanley Hauerwas’ thoughts. This time from a guy who reads the New Testament for a living.

Hauerwas and Disability
October 21, 2011 – 12:27 pm | 3 Comments
Hauerwas and Disability

There was quite a little contingent from Concordia listening to Stanely Hauerwas at Fontbonne University this past Monday evening. The topic was on disability, and it brought some of his usual themes together in a provocative way.

Hermeneutics Down Under
October 19, 2011 – 11:36 am | No Comment
Hermeneutics Down Under

Lutheran Church of Australia “Theological Hermeneutics Symposium,” Oct 13-15