theology

Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear

The author, Matthew Kaemingk, teaches theology, ethics, and culture at Fuller Theological Seminary.  He begins by noting that dominant responses to Islam in the West are deeply polarized.  Yet, he believes they have 3 points of coherence: “Both believe the  solution to be relatively clear and straightforward.” “Both believe the state should be the primary Read more

Can Dead Wood Live?

“I am the Vine, you are the branches.” An image from early this Spring is burned into my mind. It is not the image above, but the themes are similar. I was driving home from a distance and I passed a dogwood tree that was growing in front of a rustic, weather-beaten home. Muted shades Read more