Category Reflections

On Heresy

“Heretic!”, especially in the digital context, functions primarily as an opprobrium, a “caveat lector.” I think this represents a departure, ironically enough, from the traditional modes in which accusations of heresy were used.


2017 in Five Books

Quite the year was 2017. In the midst of a tumultuous political season (what with statues and whatnot being torn down), the rest of the year felt like a whirlwind; it seems like only yesterday we were celebrating last year’s Christmas season. Despite the whirlwind, I was able to carve out some additional time to […]

The Unrecognized Mystery

“The carpenter, … himself the Lord of glory.”

On Aaron Hernandez and Moral Culpability

Our bodies provide the field for our moral behavior, and this field shapes the way in which moral responsibility can be assigned.

Appraising the Reformation

How one understands the relationship of the institutional church to the “body of Christ” to the individual church and its individual members will in large part color their perception of the Reformation.