When a television show remains on air long after it ceases to be quality, it is said to have jumped the shark. In the latest issue of World magazine, Marvin Olasky has finally jumped his own shark.
In what should have been a column that Christians of all stripes could rally around, a criticism […]
Don Miller thinks we need fewer educated people running the church.
If that was the case, we’d be left with people opining all over the place, acting like 2,000 years of church history never happened, making pseudo-intellectual claims about the impact of the printing press on Christianity, and saying things like just […]
Rob Bell is everywhere. Last night I heard him speak (and adeptly evade answering questions…more on that in a minute) at the New York Society for Ethical Culture (transcript at Patheos). Today, he was on Good Morning America and MSNBC. He is promoting his controversial-before-it-was-even-released-book Love Wins, which is available […]
Join Patrol editor Jonathan D. Fitzgerald tonight at 7 at the New York Society for Ethical Culture for a live global event with Rob Bell. And stay tuned for our continuing coverage.
Allow me to direct your attention to a blog post over at the wonderfully named “Hobo Theology.” Full disclosure: the blogger is my brother-in-law. That influences this response in two ways: the first is that I love him more than I love most other bloggers with whom I disagree. Second, I know that the […]
Scot McKnight, North Park University Religious Studies professor and Jesus Creed blogger, weighed in on the Rob Bell issue yesterday.Who cares, right, we’re over that already (or at least until Bell’s book is actually released). What’s excellent about McKnight’s post is not necessarily his response to the Bell Conundrum, though it’s […]
By now you’ve no doubt heard that the Christian corner of the internet blew up over the weekend over Rob Bell’s upcoming book, Love Wins, a galley of which has been resting untouched on my desk for several weeks. If you’re just now tuning in, my friend Sarah Bailey at Christianity Today has […]
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