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This Week's Essay

The Baby and the Bathwater?

Christmas is upon us. What is Christmas? How are progressive Christians to understand it? Can we even celebrate it at all?

This Week's Question

 
How does a progressive Christian exist with no Christian community of support even from clergy who certainly do discuss modernized theology? It certainly is a lonely vigil. – David in Thunder Bay

Answered by Rev. Gretta Vosper
Our Contributors

Contributors

Best selling authors, social leaders, and cutting edge innovators – our contributors bring diverse perspectives to the growing conversation around the idea of Progressive Christianity. Inspiring, insightful, and sometimes even challenging, these unique voices come from the pulpits, academies, and front lines around the world.

    • Eric Alexander

    • Author, creator of Christian Evolution and founder of Jesism. Book: Teaching Kids Life IS Good
    • Diana Butler Bass

    • Speaker, theologian, and author of seven books on American Protestantism, progressive Christianity, and spirituality
    • Michael Dowd

    • Bestselling evolutionary storyteller, eco-theologian, and pro-future evangelist. Book: Thank God for Evolution
    • Cassandra Farrin

    • Poet, writer and editor of nonfiction books on the history of religion. US-UK Fulbright scholar.
    • Rev. David M. Felten

    • Edgy and humorous pastor, author, speaker, co-creator of Living the Questions, and co-founder of AFCT
    • Rev. Dr. Matthew Fox

    • Radical theologian, best selling author of 32 books, influential exponent of Creation Spirituality. Book: Order of the Sacred Earth
    • Rabbi Brian Mayer

    • Modern day Rabbi, author and speaker. Creator of Religion Outside the Box
    • Mike McHargue

    • Rev. Irene Monroe

    • Fred Plumer

    • Toni Reynolds

    • Rev. Brandan Robertson

    • Noted author, LGBTQ activist, speaker and pastor. Recent book: True Inclusion: Creating Communities of Radical Embrace
    • Rev. Mark Sandlin

    • Joran Slane Oppelt

    • Bishop John Shelby Spong

    • Kevin G. Thew Forrester, Ph.D.

    • Deshna Ubeda

    • Author, Speaker, Visionary, Interfaith Chaplain
    • Lauren Van Ham

    • Rev. Gretta Vosper

    • Rev. Roger Wolsey

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