This is old news, but it’s nice to see in any case: In June, the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life published a controversial survey in which 70 percent of Americans said that they believed religions other than theirs could lead to eternal life. From the NY Times.
Another article about the fragmentation and decline of the evangelical movement and the arguments about how to fix it. This is the first one I’ve read that showcases universalists (besides Carlton Pearson) speaking up for themselves. Some of them believe that instead of calling their reading of the Bible “the truth,” they need to admit […]
Carl Scovel laid out a nice typology at his farewell sermon at GA. I missed the sermon, but Ron Robinson does a good job laying it out. Scoven says we’ve got two competing theologies in play in UUism. Universalism focuses on god’s love for all and bends toward radical welcome. Inclusionism focuses on our ability […]
Peacebang points us to Matt Stone's Eclectic Itchings, an "emerging spirituality" blog with several cool icon collections, including my two new favorite Jesii, Jesulope and Alien Jesus. Good content too. A generously ecumenical take on spirituality — Christianity, paganism, Judaism, Buddhism and more — that doesn't get bogged down into a gooey New Age melting […]