A wisdom ecclesiology embraces the church’s earthly context—but without romanticizing it.
Pope Francis's theology of mercy has political implications.
The church I dream of goes out onto the field of battle—not to kill and maim on either side's behalf, but to bind up wounds.
Robert Saler’s two main concerns are theological authorship and how we conceive of the church. The two have an unsettled relationship.
The church is not an ark floating on the top of the waters. It lives and breathes within the waters.
The biggest question about social media and the church is not how the church can harness the power of social media for good ends while safeguarding against bad ones (useful as such discussions may be). It's how social media is changing what it means to be church.
If you share my concern about the theological thinness of much of the current craze of construing Christianity as a practice, get Roger Owens's book. Even more, if you care about the theological identity of the church, you will find The Shape of Participation to be this decade's finest work of ecclesiology.