Everyday theosis

A review of Michael J. Gorman

Theosis is mission’s starting point. Believers are called to “become” the gospel through participation in the divine life.


A Political Theology of Climate Change, by Michael S. Northcott

Many Americans dismiss climate change reports as fear mongering. Michael Northcott sees the use of apocalyptic imagery differently.


Touchdowns for Jesus and Other Signs of Apocalypse, by Marcia W. Mount Shoop

Grantland Rice compared the Notre Dame backfield to the four horsemen. Marcia Mount Shoop realigns football with apocalyptic thought—and makes a theological critique of the sport's systemic dysfunction.


The zombie war

Whatever else zombies are, they're a parody of Christian hope for the resurrection of the body.


Apocalyptic visions

Elaine Pagels's book repeats a winning formula: contrast the canon's controversial parts with more appealing Gnostic selections.