You Are What You Love

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James K. A. Smith is professor of philosophy at Calvin College and has a Ph.D. from Villanova University.  In his book, You Are What You Love, Smith takes a look …

You Have Been Warned!

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You have been warned, Pat Robertson! By Richard Mouw (RNS) — It didn’t take long for some preachers to start telling us why God caused the horrible mass murder in …

Pandora’s Box

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A great metaphor for the Seven Deadly Sins is the legend of Pandora’s Box According to the story, Zeus, the supreme god, rewarded Epimetheus and Prometheus because of their loyalty …

Teach One Another

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I’m grateful for your response to the sermon and worship planning article from last week’s Currents.  And…..  The response inspired me to add this article on the subject of music . First …

170710 Editorial

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An important part of “doing” theology is the companion discipline of philosophy.  How so?  A good way to test beliefs is by applying good philosophical thinking to the question.  For …

Not God’s Marionettes

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By Peter Marty, Christian Century, June 21, 2017, page 3. I was visiting a historic church some years ago and picked up a short history of the congregation. I learned that …