District Assembly Report

Last week we had our District Assembly.  Now outside the Church of the Nazarene, I don’t know why anyone would care.  But in such an ecclesial gathering, one feels how the academic and denominational networks interact as they try to constitute the church through programmatic means — which, of course, …

Re-Lauching (again)

Survived. That word works well as an underlying account of my life. “Survived” this time means survived a year with melanoma in …

Faye, Pryzwara, Heidegger

The weeks move by much too quickly. I’m working my way through La Postérite spirituelle de Joachim de Flore by Henri de …

Heidegger, Being and Beings

As I have tried to express, Emmanuel Faye’s book on Heidegger has limitations. But it does not take away from the underlying …

Heidegger and Nazism

While studying at Notre Dame, Heidegger’s tie to the Nazi’s broke forth with reattention to his Rector’s Speech at the University of …

On Missio Dei

Ryan Gutierrez asked about my s(n)ide comment on the language of “missio dei.” I want to explain my reservations about the phrase. …