July 15, 2014 / From the Editor
Every year Praxis editor Matthew Shedden (@sheddenm) live tweets the MLB All-Star game as well as puts …
While George Lindbeck and Kevin Vanhoozer provide helpful insights toward the recovery of what Lindbeck calls the “classic pattern of biblical interpretation” for the church, Robert Jenson’s proposal for joining together the biblical canon with the apostolic creed is the most fruitful way out of today’s methodological chaos.
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.
This review examines Crystal Downing’s Changing Signs of Truth, which successfully applies semiotics, an often arcane and inaccessible academic discipline, to the practical theological task of understanding the relationship between Christian faith and culture.