Beyond the High Wall and Open Door Dichotomy in Muslim Immigration: The Christian Pluralist’s Hospitable Table

Matthew Kaemingk. Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear. (Eerdmans 2018) Book Review Those familiar with the central slogan of early 20th century Dutch Prime Minister and theologian Abraham Kuyper will hear an echo here: “There is not one ‘square inch’ in the entire public square where Christ’s model of hospitality does … More Beyond the High Wall and Open Door Dichotomy in Muslim Immigration: The Christian Pluralist’s Hospitable Table

“Vocation” as Fresh Language for “Mission”

Blog Intro Post #4 “The language of vocation and calling addresses some of the most critical concerns in higher education today.” – David S. Cunningham (ed) in Hearing Vocation Differently: Meaning, Purpose, and Identity in the Multi-Faith Academy (2019) p. xvi Every organization has a “mission” today, and all are focused on transformation of some … More “Vocation” as Fresh Language for “Mission”

Post-Colonial Mission as Gift-Exchange and Reciprocity

Blog Intro Post #3 “The converging streams of mission use and meaning make for highly imprecise, complex, and capricious language… the term contradicts, creates confusion, and can be divisive language.” Michael Stroope Transcending Mission: The Eclipse of a Modern Tradition (IVP 2017, 8) Its ironic that Western culture is both enthralled by mission and despises … More Post-Colonial Mission as Gift-Exchange and Reciprocity