Confronting The Enemy

Having spent a disproportionate amount of my time at football matches during the 1980s (Chelsea, Millwall and Crystal Palace) and a disproportionate amount of time in churches during the 1990s (Evangelical, Pentecostal and Charismatic) it has, over the years, dawned on me that while these social spaces and the practices found within could be described as the proverbial Chalk & Cheese, on further investigation they … Continue reading Confronting The Enemy

Imaginative Reidentification

I have been asked to share a little more about the imaginative process I employed to bring the subjects of punk and the life of Christ together. The following is a post dedicated to explaining just what I did. Imaginative Reidentification In his excellent book Discipleship and Imagination: Christian Tradition and Truth, David Brown explores how some biblical narratives have impacted our comprehension and practice … Continue reading Imaginative Reidentification

Seditious Theology

Sedition: ‘3. Conduct or language inciting people to rebellion…’ The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993). As this is the first post on seditioustheology.com, I thought I would start by addressing some of the questions that I get asked on the subject. Q. Where did the term Seditious Theology stem from? Some years ago I had a conversation with Trevor Hart, … Continue reading Seditious Theology