Posts tagged "chris armstrong"

Our Daily Links: We’re Totally Thankful Edition

Thanks to two Jewish authors, the Bible has now been revised for Jews. Miss the first Response, Rick Perry's church revival?  No worries.  Thankfully four more are scheduled for December, January and February, though they've dropped their affiliation "with any presidential candidate." (h/t Becky Garrison) Hallelujah.  We have 37 more days of Frequencies, a...

The Medievals Loved Creation

Chris Armstrong on Emile Male and the medieval "love affair" with Creation:
On the theme of what I think can fairly be called medievals’ “Creation spirituality,” Male portrays medieval artists and art as saturated in that sense of the sacramentality of all created things that Gregory the Great bequeathed to the Middle Ages—the understanding that...

Speaking of Universalism…

Chris Armstrong at Grateful to the Dead takes the time to excerpt Edwin Woodruff Tait's review of Love Wins, the new Rob Bell book that has everyone wagging for a month now.

Anglicans Jumping Ship

Chris Armstrong writes at his blog, Grateful to the Dead: Any headline involving the words “Oxford professor” (turns out it’s a church history professor, too!) and “hissy fit” has me intrigued, to say the least. Add the fact that I had no idea what an “Ordinariate” is, and I jumped right on this article from...

Not Your Mama’s Fundamentalism

Chris Armstrong recently posted at his blog, Grateful to the Dead, a brief history of fundamentalism in America.  The entry was originally written for the Encyclopedia of Religion in America which came out last month.  Here's an excerpt from his post introduction:
The basic argument of what follows is this: Fundamentalism in America changed after...