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Book Review: Theology from Exile Volume II: The Year of Matthew

There seems to be a major push within modern religion to bring those of faith, no faith, little faith, and other faiths all together under one roof to worship a vague notion of some distant sky God. The book Theology from Exile is an attempt at a liturgy for just this sort of group. It is a commentary based on the Revised Common Lectionary, which is an ecumenical liturgy following the Christian calendar, and is aimed at primarily Protestant consumption. This commentary, on the contrary, is not for protestants, but for Universalist congregations. Continue reading

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Book Review: Evolution’s Purpose by Steve McIntosh

ImageI love reading books dealing with science, philosophy, theology, and religion. And when the opportunity arose to review a book looking at evolution from a philosophical perspective, I was more than excited. And Steve McIntosh’s Evolution’s Purpose did not disappoint.

The book starts off kind of slow, as he gives you a brief overview of Integral Philosophy and a sort of history of worldviews. Integral theory, as it is also called, is an emerging area of discussion that seeks to bring together the best aspects of pre-modern, modern, and postmodern worldviews into an all-encompassing view of the world, its purpose, and what it means and where it is headed. Continue reading

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Book Review: Love Wins

Despite what Other reviewers have said, Love Wins is not a typical Rob Bell Book.  Yes, it is written in typical Rob Bell style, moving from one chapter to the next nearly seamlessly, filled with stories (both from the Bible and his personal experiences) to prove his points, and

plenty

of

his signature stylization
to drive home

his point.

And, yes, there are plenty of questions.  But these are where the similarities to Rob Bell’s four other books ends. Continue reading

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