Not at-home: rethinking hospitality and homelessness

This Christmas season I had the privilege of attending a memorial service, a vigil in memory of the homeless from our area who had died. Gathered in the early dark of the winter solstice, a group comprised of homeless persons, service providers, and local residents read from a necrology, including twenty names new to the list this year. As we were asked to remember these lives, one of the speakers asked us to remember also that Jesus Christ had been born homeless. This certainly... Read More

Resource: Derrida and Theology

From time to time, one of the new things we’ll try to do here at churchandpomo is offer resources to you hungry readers. As a practitioner and academic, I’ve found it helpful to delve into the vast virtual realm of the interwebs to mine them for whatever interesting tidbits I might find on continental thought, postmodern theology, and the very elusive bit which brings both of those together with practical ministry concerns. So the Resources will hopefully be digital... Read More