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The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

#74 After the “Death of God,” new gods?

Many in the West associate the “Death of God” with the 19th Century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche. Some are also aware of the 1960s death-of-God movement (more accurately called the wish-God... [read more]

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

#73 Will Her Methodist Faith Help HRC Make a Comeback?

In a rare glimpse of mettle since she conceded the race to Donald Trump last November, Hillary Clinton showed up …Continue reading → [read more]

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

#72 Trump’s White Evangelical Voters: What Were They Thinking?

Tomorrow, Hillary Clinton is likely to clinch the U. S. Presidency. Before we progressives return to our pre-election routines, we might …Continue reading → [read more]

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

#71 Islam, the Imagination, and Human-Caused Climate Change

NOTE: This post is based on an academic talk presented at the American Association of Religion (AAR) conference in late November …Continue reading → [read more]

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

#70 A This-Wordly Theology of *Minimal* Transcendence

NOTE: A version of this post first appeared in the Summer 2015 issue of the UU World magazine. Jerome Stone still remembers the …Continue reading → [read more]

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

#69 How To Read the Qur’an?

How to approach the Qur’an? This is a pressing question, given the Qur’an’s powerful influence on decisions and events that …Continue reading → [read more]

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

#68 Suffering on Trial

In my latest article for the UU World magazine, “Suffering on Trial,” I explore how suffering plays a key role …Continue reading → [read more]

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

#67 Which family comes first?

Theistic religions ask us to put God’s law—a higher, universal law that applies to the human family—above the needs of …Continue reading → [read more]

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

#65 “Duck Dynasty” Phil Robertson’s Theology: Dead or Alive?

Originally posted January 2, 2014, in Sightings, a publication of the University of Chicago Divinity School’s Martin Marty Center for the Advanced Study …Continue reading → [read more]

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology

#64 Season of In-breaking Light and Love

Heading toward the final days of the year, the weather turning resolutely nasty, temperatures dipping into the single digits, snow …Continue reading → [read more]

The Naked Theologian: stripped-down theology