Interview with Wesley Hill (Part 2)

This is the second part of our interview with Wesley Hill, author of Washed and Waiting: Reflections on Christian Faithfulness and Homosexuality.  (Click here for Part 1).  His book is a theological memoir about his decision as a gay Christian to embrace what is often called “Side B”—the choice of a celibate lifestyle.  Wes just…

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Interview with Wesley Hill (Part 1)

In Eugene Peterson’s memoir, The Pastor, he calls his activity as an author “heuristic writing.”  That is, he writes to think, to sort, to wrestle… not necessarily to explain tidily or to make authoritarian decrees.  “Heuristic writing” captures well what we are trying to do with this blog.  Our writing is a discipline of straining…

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Sex in the City on the Hill (Younger Evangelicals & the Culture Wars… cont’d)

Previous Posts in the series “Younger Evangelicals & the Culture Wars”: At War with the Culture Wars:  When it comes to high-profile moral issues, younger evangelicals seem more at odds with older evangelicals than with secular culture. “Not Your Aunt Gertrude’s Church”:  Are younger believers too hip to worship with “Aunt Gertrude”? (What about in…

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An Interview with Vito Aiuto of the Welcome Wagon

[A new dimension for HR’s new site is a focus on Art, Theology and Culture.  Chris Breslin will be leading our forays into the world of music searching for lyrics and tunes that wrestle with the raw realities of life and faith, and sitting down with artists and practitioners who are doing some of the wrestling…] Vito…

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Bloggers’ Prayer for the week

[This is something I am planning to do every week as a reminder (more to myself than to anyone else!) that a Christian’s public speech should appeal to Someone wiser and better than the speaker/writer.]   “Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to you, O LORD, my…

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Twitter, Catalyst, and Taking our Cues (or, When our Social Media Talks to Us)

Twitter emailed me today.  There was apparently some concern in their home office that I was missing out since my tweet-sending and tweet-reading had registered low of late.  They gently nudged me in the email to get back into the game: “Don’t miss out. Stay up to date on what’s happening.” Graciously, they sent some…

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