Category Archives: Theologizing

106. Theologizing Maps

Theologizing is the personal rational exploration, development, and reflection of theological understanding. It is “faith seeking understanding” (Anslem of Canterbury). We all do this because we are constantly making sense of our world.  We all do this differently because we … Continue reading

103. Religious Preciseness and Baptism

In the article Baptism and Jesus’ orientation to the law I cited Luke 11.39-42 as evidence that Jesus’ concern is with the purpose or heart of God’s commands that can often be fulfilled without word for word compliance. A reader … Continue reading

94. God as Artist: Expressions of Goodness

In the Beginning: the Word When I was a young boy, one of the mysterious verses in the Bible was John 1:1, “In the beginning was the word.”  I remember puzzling over this phrase and thinking it must mean the … Continue reading