iOS app Android app

Nadia Bolz Weber

Sinner, Savior, or Both: Reflections on Jesus, Salvation, and Phyllis Tickle's Memorial Service

Eric Elnes | Posted 10.20.2015 | Religion
Eric Elnes

Most Christians claim that Jesus cannot be both sinner and savior. Yet when Jesus was baptized in the Jordan River, Luke tells us plainly that this baptism was for "repentance for the forgiveness of sins." Why would someone without sin undergo a baptism of repentance?

Why Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber Thinks Church Is For Losers

Religion News Service | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 10.04.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Nadia Bolz-Weber is the kind of pastor who ends up doing funerals for an alcoholic stand-up comic and a transvestite. The founder of Denver’s ...

Accidental Saint: The Passion Of Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber (All Together Podcast)

The Huffington Post | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 09.19.2015 | Religion

Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber doesn’t fit with the stereotypical milquetoast image of the Lutheran pastor. With the tattoo sleeves and the f-bombs in her sp...

The Real Reason Christianity Is Still In Decline

Christian Piatt | Posted 05.20.2016 | Religion
Christian Piatt

The most recent Pew forum study, which show that numbers of people identifying with any brand of Christianity is still in decline, should surprise no one.

Irreverence Is the New Reverent

Cindy Brandt | Posted 09.21.2014 | Religion
Cindy Brandt

While I agree there's a social maturity required in expressing irreverence through appropriate channels, the Church is missing out on a deep authenticity of the human experience if we continue to fear irreverence, instead of finding beauty in it.

Three Reasons You're Not Too Smart for Orthodoxy

Zach J. Hoag | Posted 03.24.2014 | Religion
Zach J. Hoag

In my experiences within both conservative and progressive Christian circles, there seems to be a kind of mutual playing in the politics of fear with regard to the other.

Jaweed Kaleem

UPDATE: Over 5,000 Religious Leaders Send Letter To Congress: Don't Cut Services To The Poor

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.20.2011 | Religion

Updated July 14, 2011 1:14 a.m. As the heated political standoff over raising the nation's debt ceiling continues, with proposals to cut Medicare a...