I love this recent post from Kathy Escobar. For me, she captures one of the things I’ve been trying to express for years: why I don’t like “abstract theology”. I obviously have an interest in theology, but I hate when preachers and other Christians just emphasize their systems and doctrines. It seems so detached from real life. I don’t think God is a formula. I think that God is much less interested in our theologies (which can’t all be wholly accurate no matter what people claim) and is much more interested in our lives, comforting us, celebrating with us, and in how we treat others.
Here are a couple of quotes from the article: