In my last post I was pushing towards more care in how we articulate possible
notions of faithfulness tied up in practices intimately linked with having a
social awareness and engagement. So
A number of blogs that I follow push back (most recently
Arianna Huffington 
I once heard a story about the influential biblical scholar Brevard Childs.
A student asked him how to become a better interpreter of the Bible.
Childs's response, as it was told to me,