Just a reminder that Theology Pub is next Monday. Details:
Our March Theology Pub is scheduled for Monday, March 21 at 7:00 p.m. It’s at the same location: the Bishop and Belcher Pub at Church and Hayden, just south of Bloor and Church.
Here’s the topic. Last in February, Justin Taylor posted a blog entry about Rob Bell. This post launched a firestorm. Rob Bell became a trending topic on Twitter, and the controversy hit CNN. Over 1,400 people have commented on the post.
There are some questions worth considering as a result of this incident:
- How do we deal with serious theological issues like this with blogs and Twitter?
- How do we deal with issues like this when we’re prone to line up according to our groups and heros?
- When is it appropriate to judge? When should we hold our fire?
I’m sure that the discussion will be an interesting one.
Please let me know if you plan on attending by sending me an e-mail. One lucky (or unlucky) person who attends will win an Amazon gift card equivalent to the cost of Rob Bell’s new book Love Wins.
Even if you’re sick of the Rob Bell controversy, I think there are some lessons we can learn. This is a fairly diverse group, and I anticipate that we’ll have a good discussion next Monday.
Hope you can make it.