Christian theology is a love story.
In Genesis, God separates the dry land from the sea. But God also makes marshes, estuaries, and coral reefs.
Jesus' death is almost impossible to accept. Then he comes back.
The church organizes its life in the wake of absence.
Sometimes the life of abundant love is lonely.
We are divided. We do not abide each other well.
Joshua Jipp's book does something few biblical scholars attempt: it offers explicit proposals for the church.
Some people say they don’t identify as Christian because of what they see, or don’t see, in the church.