When I was in journalism class in high school, I remember seeing a poster in the teacher’s classroom that caught my attention. It was one of those posters that shows something like a big sky or the stars at night. At the bottom of the poster were these words: “God Is A Concept.”
I really didn’t know what it meant. I originally thought it was nice to talk about God. I remember talking to the teacher about it and while I can’t remember the words she said, the point was made that we didn’t have the same view of God. God wasn’t as much of a person in her view, but an idea.
I thought about that as I read David Watson’s recent blog post. Watson is a Methodist minister in charge of United Seminary in Ohio. In this blog post he talks about the “starting point” for mainline…
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