Tag: practical theology
Every church is a sociological reality. As such it is subject to the laws which determine the life of social groups with all their ambiguities. Paul Tillich  As far back as I can remember, I’ve had “sociological imagination.” One of my earliest childhood memories is sitting in our backyard thinking about my cousins, who…
Christ the King / Reign of Christ Sunday
How is Christ king? Can I answer this question? At a minimum, can I answer this question for myself? Can I answer it without using “church language” which, if and when I make the effort to translate it into the language we use every day in our homes and on our jobs and hanging out…
Thanking Another Thinker for Thoughts about the Trinity
Elizabeth Sands Wise has written a profound and beautiful reflection on the Trinity, and vocation, and grace, which I commend and which I hope many will read.