FRESNO, Calif. (RNS) — A long-shot effort to sway evangelicals away from Trump is the logical next step in Doug Pagitt's long trajectory as a Christian leader.
"Jesus did not teach that God’s wrath burns against us but that God loves us," says theologian Tony Jones. He argues that the traditional Christian view of atonement was largely a medieval invention.
Brian McLaren once led one of the most talked about movements within American Christianity. A quarter-century after its beginning, he reflects back on what it was really about.
The controversial author says Christians are now living in "the age of the Spirit."
(RNS) “If we had one one-thousandth of the adherence of either of communism or Islam, we’d be doing pretty well," said Emergent Church leader Tony Jones. "When I first saw this, I thought it was a headline from The Onion.”