The best – or perhaps only – way for theology to be itself is to fail.
At critical moments in the history of Christianity, it is the outsiders, rather than people of faith and the theologians who study that faith, who seem best equipped to tell us the truth about who we are. By all indications, Jack Halberstam’s The Queer Art of Failure is not directly interested in religion, theology, or […]
Karl Marx’s critique of religion is often misunderstood, and so the relevance of its insights for the Christian church go unrecognized. Taking Marx to church will present us with challenges and opportunities to struggle in solidarity with and for others in a world that is impoverished and decimated by global capitalism.