Environmental Theology…

April 11, 2011

The past week of my grad school studies has included a brief glance at environmental theology. As Christians, we ought to have a theology for every area of life…an understanding of how God is present in and sustains every area of our lives. We read a selection from Wendell Berry (one of my favorite writers) and below you’ll find my post for the week. Thought it might spark some thought/reflection and I really enjoyed writing it.

The assignment: List 4-5 areas that you believe the Christian community needs to take on to deal with environmental issues (based out of our reading, which you can read for yourself here). Read the rest of this entry »


musings on orthodoxy…

September 23, 2010

Most of you know that I’m currently working on my Masters of Divinity. While I love the cohort that I’m having discussions with, I’d love for some of those conversations to be continued in a larger forum, so occasionally this year I’m hoping to repost some of my thoughts here for your reflection and interaction. Enjoy!

Magnetic Chess - Opposites Attract by johnthurm, on Flickr

This past week we had a discussion on orthodoxy (right belief) and orthopraxy (right action) and how/if they interact. We read a variety of articles that I reference…hopefully the essence is still conveyed even though you’ll be missing some of the context.

Question: Can we really do without orthodoxy or orthopraxy? If not, what is their relationship? If we can, what would that look like? Read the rest of this entry »

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