First, be sure to read Jordan Hillebert’s post this morning on “Foolish Theology,” in which he reflects on the biblical idea of the foolishness of the gospel (to non-believers, at least).
George Conger, over at Anglicans United, provides an analysis of the GAFCON archbishops critique of archbishop Rowan Williams and his management, in which the GAFCAN leaders accuse Williams of overstepping his authority. GAFCON leaders see Williams’ leadership as leading the communion ever closer to schism.
Colleen Reis, over at First Things, offers her thanks to Evangelicals for enlivening her Catholic faith and practice. Colleen is just another example of someone who sees the value in the marriage between the Evangelical heart and the Catholic way of worship.
As if on queue, Christianity Today has a feature article entitled “How Liturgical Prayer is Saving Our Community from Burnout.” The Catholic magazine (First Things) writes about the virtues of Evangelicalism, while the Evangelical magazine (Christianity Today) writes about the virtues of liturgical worship. There must be some collusion going on here.
The progressive British paper The Guardian has a long essay on Lady Gaga and her attempt to create a new religion that reinterprets the ideas, symbols, and virtues of Christianity. Her supreme commandment? “Love yourself and love others.” Amazing what happens when you change the object of your love from God to yourself. Even The Guardian wonders if Mother Monster has gone too far.