Posts by joshuapsteele

Is The Well-Equipped Christian Worth It?

Have you ever had a problem finding a reliable resource for recommendations? I have. Certain Google searches are a piece...

Getting Ahead in God’s Upside-Down Kingdom: An Appeal for a Consistently Pro-Life Ethic

[MP3: Getting Ahead in God’s Upside-Down Kingdom] [PDF Sermon Manuscript: Getting Ahead in God’s Upside-Down Kingdom] Opening Prayer God, our...

To Be or Not To Be Religious: A Clarification of Karl Barth’s and Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Divergence and Convergence Regarding Religion

Christian theologians Karl Barth (1886-1968) and Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) inherited a particular understanding of religion. In the broadly post-Kantian milieu,...

A Disappointing Christmas Homily

Good morning! And Merry Christmas! Together, let us pray: O God, you make us glad by the yearly festival of...

30 Works on Karl Barth & Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Are There Others?

ABROMEIT, Hans-Jürgen. Das Geheimnis Christi: Dietrich Bonhoeffers erfahrungsbezogene Christologie. Neukirchener Beiträge zur systemaschen Theologie 8. Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 1991. BEINTKER,...

Christians and Wealth

(The following post originally appeared on May 08, 2011.) In our current context of wealth and poverty existing side by...

Following Jesus Beyond the Bandwagon

(A chapel message in a Christian school.) There are a few things you should know about me: I am a...

Barth, Bonhoeffer, & The Theological Critique of Religion: My Reading List This Fall

This semester — my final one at Beeson Divinity School — I’m doing a directed study with Piotr Malysz on...

A Ridiculously Helpful Markdown Tutorial

A Ridiculously Helpful Markdown Tutorial

I’ve been dragging my heels on learning Markdown for awhile now. If you don’t know, Markdown is: lightweight markup language...

The Feast of St. James the Apostle: A Homily for Ministers

The Feast of St. James the Apostle: A Homily for Ministers

Readings: Psalm 34; Jeremiah 16:14-21; Mark 1:14-20 Like so many other feast days – scheduled, as they are, on the...