Liam Miller interviewed Geoff Thompson about his new book, A Genuinely Theological Church: Ministry, Theology, and the Uniting Church.
We dive into his robust and dynamic definition of theology (looking especially at the role of imagination in theology, and how theology is marked by puzzling proclamations, unexpected tangents and strangeness), we discuss the novel and particular nature of Christian confession, the post-Christendom church, the missional vocation of theology, and much, much more.
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Click the player button below to listen to Fr Aguiyi on ABC Radio National’s Good Friday special, first broadcast 6 April 2018.
Dr Paul Taylor, Executive Secretary of the Bishops Commission for Liturgy, Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) offers an appreciation of the history and content of the new Catholic hymnal for Australia. Catholic Worship Book II —A new liturgical music resource for Catholic Parishes and Communities in Australia. Read here.
‘In a frantic effort to restore the church’s damaged reputation by demonstrating it is “tough on (sexual) crime”, it has created another group of scapegoats – its own clergy.’
In The Melbourne Anglican Mark Lindsay says of Keith Mascord’s new book Faith Without Fear, “Mascord prizes open some of the most treasured, and yet at the same time contested, assumptions of conservative Christianity… [Faith Without Fear] provides a ray of hope to those whose own, or whose families’, lives and faith have been shattered by an inflexible and unforgiving hermeneutic.”
Did you see the recent Compass episode on Rosendo Salvado? You can access it via ABC iview here:
His report on the WA Benedictine mission can be found here: