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Monday, August 28, 2017

Choosing church

U.S. political climate results from 'theological malpractice,' D.C. pastor says
The Washington Post: The faith community, particularly the Christian community, must see the events of Charlottesville as symptomatic of our failure, says the Rev. William H. Lamar IV.

Choosing church
Cardus: There are lots of reasons to avoid church, but here are the reasons to look again.

The 'alt-right' has created alt-Christianity
Time: White nationalism isn't simply an extremist political ideology. It is an alt-religious movement that provides its adherents with its own twisted version of what all religions supply to adherents: identity, community, and purpose, says Brian McLaren.

How I discovered my childhood priest was in the Ku Klux Klan
The Washington Post: A former parishioner explains how she stumbled onto a discovery that would eventually prompt a Catholic priest to step down temporarily from his public ministry.
The Washington Post: Priest who left KKK is testing parishioners' ideas about redemption 
  
How modern technology helped me teach theology to uninterested college students
America: Theology is impotent and irrelevant when simply presented as a set of ideas, doctrines or conclusions to be passively internalized, says Ellen B. Koneck.

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