Breaking Down to Build Again

Revival: 1a. renewed attention to or interest in something 1b. a new presentation or publication of something old 1c. a period of renewed religious interest OR an often highly emotional evangelistic meeting or series of meetings --“Revival.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/revival. Accessed 13 Dec. 2021. In winter 2020 and the end of 2019, many Christians were … Continue reading Breaking Down to Build Again

Dissembling, Deception, and Disobedience

Such obedience, as mandated in Romans 13, is complicated when the rule of law established by the authorities is one that denies the humanity of a particular group of people--the disinherited--or that requires them to break one of God's commands, i.e. Shiphrah and Puah. In choosing which law to disobey, to lie to the officials or to kill the babies, surely they must have determined that it was better to obey God than the evil command.

I. “Who Do You Say I Am?” Hermeneutics and Christian Social Activism

I kid you not when I say this will be the title of my dissertation (or, maybe just the theme). This post is my first in a series in which I attempt to connect the theologian Howard Thurman to the concept of hermeneutics. Chapter One of Thurman's book Jesus and the Disinherited concerns this very … Continue reading I. “Who Do You Say I Am?” Hermeneutics and Christian Social Activism

Introduction: Thurman’s “Jesus and the Disinherited” and the Subjective Nature of the Human Hermeneutic

Hello dear ones Dear friends Hi again, (One day I will come up with an appropriate greeting for potential readers. Alas, today is not that day.) I must have been out of school for far too long, because I have assigned myself a book report... As an academic person, my research interest has always been … Continue reading Introduction: Thurman’s “Jesus and the Disinherited” and the Subjective Nature of the Human Hermeneutic

Christ, Class, and Coffee is now H. Rebekah Keazer, M.Div

What's up? So long, no write! I decided to change this blog's settings so that the content automatically posts to my professional/theological Facebook page, which I normally wouldn't post about, except it will result in a significant departure from the content I usually post. My hope has always been to write more in-depth theological posts, … Continue reading Christ, Class, and Coffee is now H. Rebekah Keazer, M.Div