Tag Archives: Theology

Maxine Phillips :
Do Christians and Muslims worship the
same God?

For non-Muslims to understand diversity among Muslims seems to be a leap too far. By Maxine Phillips | The Rag Blog | January 3, 2016 In December, a tenured political science professor at evangelical Christian Wheaton College was placed on … finish reading Maxine Phillips :
Do Christians and Muslims worship the
same God?

Posted in Rag Bloggers, RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Robert Jensen : The Collapse of Journalism

Graphic treatment by James Retherford / The Rag Blog. The collapse of journalism and the journalism of collapse:From royal, to prophetic, to apocalyptic When we strip away supernatural claims and delusions of grandeur, we can understand the prophetic as the calling … finish reading Robert Jensen : The Collapse of Journalism

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jim Rigby : Religion is No Longer Adequate

The Dalai Lama. Image from Nulla dies sine linea.Dalai Lama:Religion is no longer adequate There is a growing realization that something is being born in between what we call “religion” and what we call “atheism.” By Jim Rigby | The … finish reading Jim Rigby : Religion is No Longer Adequate

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Theologian and Social Ethicist Gary Dorrien

From left: Theologian Gary Dorrien, Rag Radio host Thorne Dreyer, and Robert Jensen, UT-Austin journalism professor and Rag Blog contributor, in the KOOP studios, Friday, April 27, 2012 . Photo by Tracey Schulz / Rag Radio. Rag Radio:Theologian and social … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Theologian and Social Ethicist Gary Dorrien

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Leonardo Boff : Will It All End in Greece Where it Began?

Dualism via Magritte. Image from Natalie Sanders. It all began in Greece. Will it all end in Greece? By Leonardo Boff / The Rag Blog / January 24, 2012 Our Western civilization, now globalized, has its historic origins in ancient … finish reading Leonardo Boff : Will It All End in Greece Where it Began?

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Robert Jensen : Nature Bats Last

“Celebrating Global Warming.” Art quilt by Laura Wasilowski / PAQA. Nature bats last: Notes on revolution and resistance, revelation and redemption By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / August 14, 2011 [An edited version of this essay was presented … finish reading Robert Jensen : Nature Bats Last

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Leonardo Boff : Man as ‘Lord and Master’ of Nature

Art by Gorgok / Picable.Man as ‘lord and master’:Modernity’s ‘God complex’ By Leonardo Boff / The Rag Blog / July 19, 2011 The present crisis is not just a crisis of the growing scarcity of natural resources and services. It … finish reading Leonardo Boff : Man as ‘Lord and Master’ of Nature

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Do We Rejoice in Death?

Do we rejoice in death? Photo by Matt Sunday / AP.Bin Laden and beyond:Addressing our higher selvesBy Rabbi Arthur Waskow / The Rag Blog / May 3, 2011 How might we appropriately address the death of a mass murderer? The … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Do We Rejoice in Death?

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Robert Jensen : When Humans Play God

“Human ignorance.” Photo by Lindstol / Crestock.Technological fundamentalism: Why bad things happen when humans play God By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / February 8, 2011 If humans were smart, we would bet on our ignorance. That advice comes … finish reading Robert Jensen : When Humans Play God

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Marc Estrin : Happy Birthday, World

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WORLD By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / October 25, 2010 “I’m depressed.” A most common comment. Depressed about what? The answers are various: our dangerous, deaf, moronic leadership, the ongoing wars, religious strife, public and private … finish reading Marc Estrin : Happy Birthday, World

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Jim Rigby : Towards a Radical Christianity

Jesus drives the money changers from the Temple. Image from ETC / University of South Florida.A Radical Christianity? I would say any Christian who leaves the fate of the poor to market forces has renounced Christ in every meaningful sense. … finish reading Jim Rigby : Towards a Radical Christianity

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Wanted in Rio : ‘Prophets of Ecology’

Landslide in Mangueira shantytown in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, after a 17 hour downpour that ended on April 6, 2010, resulting in death and devastation. Photo by Marcelo Sayao / EPA.High water in Rio:‘Prophets of ecology’ would save lives By … finish reading Wanted in Rio : ‘Prophets of Ecology’

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment