Incompleteness is not a temporary human state while we engage in figuring out how to do theology and ethics; incompleteness is the human condition. That is why it does not matter where we begin or what language we use, provided we do not exclude other languages, but it does matter whom we listen to and whether we are able to learn to walk the word…. 335 more words
Over the past several years, a moral and ethical dilemma has come up: how do we respond to the writings and works of great public heroes who have made significant contributions to their field of study while also realizing that at times these individuals did not exactly live moral lives? 952 more words
Soon after the breaking news of the apology from Mennonite denomination on John Howard Yoder’s trespasses, HK Christian Times conducted an interview with me. Since the interview has to be cut short due to word count, here’s my full response to all the questions. 865 more words
Tripp York and Justin Bronson Barringer, eds.
A Faith Not Worth Fighting For: Addressing Commonly Asked Questions About Christian Nonviolence
Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2012… 1,618 more words
Similarities between the theology of John Howard Yoder and Jean-Luc Marion may not be immediately evident. At the same time, I suspect that Marion’s work will become more helpful to my own theological work if I can tease out some of these similarities and put them into conversation with each other. 598 more words