the best for last

December 8, 2008

Over the last few weeks, I read through The First Christmas, by Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan. The book didn’t live up to some of the hopes I had for it, but the end brought an insight that made me glad I stuck with the book. Borg and Crossan ended the book by looking […]

inaugurated eschatology

October 23, 2008

And this means, as is well known, that his theology has the character of inaugurated eschatology, that is, of a sense that God’s ultimate future has come forwards into the middle of history, so that the church is living within — indeed, is constituted precisely by simultaneously within! — God’s new world and the present […]

surprised by hope

April 29, 2008

I suppose it’s not a secret that I’ve been reading Surprised by Hope by NT Wright based on my last few posts. After finishing it, I can say that it was what I hoped it would be. It almost feels crass to say it so, but Surprised by Hope is NT Wright’s theology of end […]