The metronome of the world beats to distributive justice, and that is a completely different vision from the normalcy of civilization, which basically says, “I’m bigger than you, I’m stronger than you. I’m going to take your stuff.” An interview with John Dominic Crossan.
From then on, illness is associated with heresy, mostly because of the way it spreads. Diseases spread [when] you talk to somebody, and the ancients were aware of that type of dissemination. An interview with Dr. Jennifer Barry.
Surprisingly, even this description of torture and eternal punishment offers no hint of punishment due to a flawed, sinful nature. . . . People suffer from their own choices, not from an almighty judge.
"I might say [Paul]’s working out a theology. Maybe in all of the letters. Trying to explain… what it is to be in Christ, or in the body of Christ." An Interview with Dr. Nina Livesey
"Sometimes people think theology is some kind of criticism, but it’s about seeing the world more richly and fully." An interview with Dr. Stephen Pattison.