Eric E. Hall is the Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen Professor of Peace and Social Justice, teaching theology and philosophy at Carroll College in Helena, Montana. He’s the author of The Paradox of Authenticity (2015) and a noted lecturer on faith and reason.
In this latest installment of the Homebrewed Christianity series, Eric E. Hall approaches the question of God from various perspectives. The classical conception of God is like the famously stoic-yet-lethal Mr. Miyagi in the Karate Kid. Competing versions of God include Your Hippie Aunt, St. Joan of Arc, and even the muscle-headed goons from Jersey Shore. At the end of this romp through history and pop culture, Hall argues that the God you need may be the very God you rejected years ago.