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“This life therefore is
not righteousness, but growth in righteousness,
not health, but healing,
not being but becoming,
not rest but exercise.
We are not yet what we shall be,
but we are growing toward it,
the process is not yet finished, but it is going on,
this is not the end, but it is the road.
All does not yet gleam in glory,
but all is being purified.”
—Martin Luther


before auschwitz


It’s all too easy to critique the church and its theologians after the fact with the benefit of hindsight. Only by analyzing the paths of Christian theology before the horror of the Holocaust can the church today take heed…

Luther vs. Pope Leo


In this experiment in theology-as-novel, Luther and Pope Leo wake up from death in purgatory—and in each other’s company. There’s no forward movement until they can come to terms with one another…

divine simplicity


The philosophical concept of divine simplicity has prevented Christian theology from fully incorporating the implications of the doctrine of the Trinity into its faith and life…