Online Theological Discourse [3]: An Important Article at CT

This post is part of series we are calling “Ethics for Online Theological Discourse.”  Here are the preceding posts: Intro; [1] the dangers of the screen-to-screen mode of communication; [2] Wisdom from the 17th Century. There is a great post at Christianity Today by John Dyer on the phenomenon of online theological discourse.  The title…

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Online Theological Discourse [2]: Wisdom from the 17th Century

This post is part of series we are calling “Ethics for Online Theological Discourse.”  Here are the preceding posts: Intro; [1] the dangers of the screen-to-screen mode of communication. So Andy was kind of enough to invite me to blog with him. I’m grateful. I tend to be an all-over-the-place thinker, so the subjects of…

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Ethics for Online Theological Discourse [1]: Screen to Screen vis-a-vis Face to Face (notice the wordplay?)

This post is part of series we are calling “Ethics for Online Theological Discourse.”  Here is the preceding post: Intro.   Since the release of Rob Bell’s video promoting Love Wins, cyberspace has been flooded afresh with a great deal of uncivil discourse.  Since so much theological dialogue is now taking place online, Christians need…

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More from Barth on Church Unity

In a recent post I commented on a couple of lectures Karl Barth made for the 1937 Edinburgh World Conference on Faith and Order.  These lectures are published in Karl Barth, The Church and the Churches (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2005).  Here are a few more thoughts…. In his third lecture, “The Union of the…

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