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Reflection on an Icon

I’ve been reading a book called Discovering Trinity in Disability: A Theology for Embracing Difference, by Myroslaw Tataryn and Maria Truchan-Tataryn . I’ll write a longer post about this book at a later time, but for now I want to highlight a chapter on the relationship between disability and iconography. Iconography keeps us connected to the embodied aspects of…

Video: Hauerwas on Disability

Each year the Bethesda Institute holds the Summer Institute on Theology and Disability. If you have any interest in ministry with people with disabilities, you should certainly consider attending. As a bonus, they post presentations from the Institute on their website. A few months ago I wrote a post called “Human Life in a Liberal Society,”…

What’s your starting point?

Much mainline Christian theology in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries has been a response to the problem of evil. For liberal Christian theologians of the mid-twentieth century, two world wars and the Holocaust made any strong notion of divine action unbelievable. Unlike evangelical cessationists, who believe that miracles ceased after the biblical period, liberal theologians,…