examination of Phenomenology and its relationship to the Christian
concept of revelation.
ALAN DARLEY intervieved by Ian Mobsby
was a new area to me and one of the modules on offer at Nottingham
uni I was attracted to it because of my wider interest in epistemology
(how we know stuff) and in defending and communicating the Christian
faith in today's world. I saw in phenomenology both challenges
to but also insights which coincide with a Christian worldview...
Egalitarian Trinity: A Descriptive Trinitarian Model that is Symmetrical,
Integrative, and Dynamic
STEVE DANCAUSE intervieved by Ian Mobsby
" The divine community of the Trinity is often held up as the
ideal human community. Some would even say that the Trinity is
the revelation of perfect communion. This is why egalitarians
and subordinationists both look to the Trinity for justification
of their social worldviews. I was interested to learn for myself
why various scripturally sound Trinitarian models that are used
to legitimate human social systems (including church ecclesiologies)
were incompatible. This led me to follow the idea that the Church
may be looking at the Trinity in an incomplete way... "
Conversation with Olive Drane
" Olive Fleming Drane has a worldwide ministry in theology and the arts. Her personal faith story is told in the book Clowns, Storytellers, Disciple. Among other things, she is currently working as mission consultant with churches in Aberdeenshire and Shetland ... "
Theology: New Edge Spirituality in a Digital Democracy
BARRY TAYLOR interviewed by Ian Mobsby
" I think my intuition that there was something of significance
going on in digital culture was affirmed and it prompted me to
think even more critically about what these shifts might mean
for traditional faiths like Christianity... "
Fidelity of Betrayal: Towards a Church Beyond Belief.
DR PETE ROLLINS interviewed by Ian Mobsby
"In many ways my reflective life has been consumed by a desire
to dig deep into a seemingly simple idea, to burrow into its consequences,
mine its depths and unearth its theoretical and practical wealth...
mission and worship to the cultural landscape
WALLACE interviewed by
are profoundly affected by their cultures, the books they read
the songs they listen to and their surrounding environment and
these questions and thoughts will often take on a spiritual character
because we are spiritual people."
Expressions in an Urban Context
WILLIAMS interviewed by Steve Griffiths
had struggled for years with how the Church could be culturally
relevant without losing what makes it distinctively 'church'..."
Gilmore interviewed by John Drane (Pt2)
was reading Gibbs and Bolger's book on Emerging Churches and I
thought, "hey, a lot of this stuff describes what they do at Burning
Man... ...I've experienced more church at Burning Man than I have
at a lot of churches I've been a part of."
Emerging and Fresh
Expressions of Church: How are they authentically Church and Anglican?
interviewed by Jonny Baker
was sick to death of people in the church slagging off the mission
shaped church report and fresh expressions for having no theological
or ecclesiological depth. I was also curious about what it was
within Anglicanism that had allowed it in some places to become
the womb for alt worship and the emerging church..."
Color is Our Blood: A Phenomenology of the Prodigal Father
Belfast, Northern Ireland
process involved studying the Greek philosophers, scholastic thought,
modern and then postmodern thinking. While the process fed my
mind I must say that my research was primarily a spiritual discipline
which helped to transform me (ultimately provoking me to start