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Liberal Theology

My Brand of Hope-Filled Christian Uncertainty

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 10.07.2013 | Religion
Frank Schaeffer

The reason so many liberal churches are empty or mostly populated with aging rationalists who seem to have a somewhat embarrassed attachment to religion, is that trying to reduce spiritual experience to something verifiable is a dead end.

The Deadly Cost of Worshiping the Bible Instead of God

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 11.18.2012 | Religion
Frank Schaeffer

Anything that leads to murder should raise doubts about its legitimacy when put in service of so-called spiritual truth. That killing was done "for God" and yet didn't lead to a complete re-think about the theological "approach" to a relationship with God is simply insane.

Eminent Liberal Theologian on American Empire: Can Obama Pull Off a Game-Changer in Iraq, Iran, and Afghanistan?

Evan Derkacz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evan Derkacz

Today's feature on Religion Dispatches was written by the most eminent interpreter of the American liberal theological tradition today, Gary Dorrien. ...