As the professor snips the richest bud for his lapel, his scalpel of reason lies on the tray: some weekly wanderings

Steve Salyards (an elder of the La Verne Heights Presbyterian Church, PCUSA) offers a ‘modest proposal for an “extended lectionary”’ and reflects on the intention of the five Otago-Southland presbyteries (of the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ)) to form one Presbytery for the area south of the Waitaki and identifies some broader implications […]

A note on Catherine Keller’s Face of the Deep

Catherine Keller’s Face of the Deep: A Theology of Becoming is a wonderfully-creative, beautifully-written, and seriously-provocative read. An entanglement of biblical studies, poetry, and feminist and process theologies, Keller offers a profound commentary on a most neglected Hebrew text, Genesis 1.2: ‘… the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep …’. The […]

February stations …

Reading: Postmissionary Messianic Judaism: Redefining Christian Engagement with the Jewish People by Mark S. Kinzer Furthering Humanity: A Theology of Culture by Timothy J. Gorringe Moby-Dick: or, The Whale by Herman Melville Last Orders by Graham Swift Outer Dark, No Country for Old Men and Child of God by Cormac McCarthy Remain in Your Calling: Paul and the Continuation of Social Identities in […]