Christian universalist Robin Parry on Beyond the Box

One of my favorite podcasts, Beyond the Box, just published an interview with interview with Robin Parry on the subject of the Christian universalism movement of today. Also known under his pseudonym Gregory MacDonald, Parry (blog) was a key figure in bringing a distinctively Christian, non-pluralistic version of the belief that all souls would eventually be reconciled to God […]

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Mondays with MacDonald (on Francis Chan vs. Rob Bell)

The lord of life complains of men for not judging right. To say on the authority of the Bible that God does a thing no honourable man would do, is to lie against God; to say that it is therefore right, is to lie against the very spirit of God. To uphold a lie for […]

Monday, May 30th, 2011

A corollary to Godwin’s Law and problematic conceptions of justice

I am more convinced than ever that many Christians suffer from a massive misunderstanding of the nature of justice. Now for the record, I’m no Rob Bell groupie (I’ve never read anything he’s written), and I certainly don’t intend to critique any and every critique of him or his ideas. Nor do I intend this […]

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

Arrogance, humility, Doug Wilson, and irony

Vimeo (via Δεσποσύνη) My paraphrase: “Hey, we’re not the ones calling Rob Bell a heretic: it’s God. Through us, naturally. As Paul said, ‘We do not preach ourselves, but [our own doctrine masquerading as the very truth of God].’ If someone questions our dogmatic understanding of the Bible and resents being called out as a heretic, […]

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011