September 26, 2016 / Theology
Jonathan Lett considers how the formation of the fan shapes the soul.
The trauma of God is both God in trauma (i.e., God on the cross) and God as trauma (i.e., God as the cross), crossing one another to place God sous rature (i.e., under the cross), where God becomes no more and no less than a word—but the only word bespeaking a truly universal human community.
The Old Testament recognizes that riches can be gained through wickedness and oppression, but it also teaches and exemplifies that those to whom God grants more than ordinary wealth can and should make use of it in ways that are righteous before God, both in attitude and in practice.
In this interview, Josh Butler describes his work with the Advent Conspiracy, an organization that challenges popular consumerist responses to Christmas and seeks to recapture that sense that there is something prophetic and countercultural about Christmas, that a different kingdom is being celebrated when we celebrate the birth of Jesus.