The New Readers of Scripture: Responsive, Not Reactive is the article by Rev. Morales. Published on the Patheos blog site which furthers the discussion of faith-related issues, Jose discusses a new, third way of reading the Bible. Morales notes, "A new way—a third way—is emerging, particularly among younger believers. This new way is neither fully conservative nor fully liberal. These staid conventions, these languid labels, are no longer apt or useful. This new tradition of readers is renewing its commitment to Scripture in life-generative ways, transcending the trite tirades of old and moving beyond reactionary concerns about either the credibility of inerrancy or the contemporary desire to deconstruct everything." Click here for the full post.
Jose Morales resides in Denver, Colorado, and is about to finish his ministry as the Executive Regional Minister of the Central Rocky Mountain Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). In the fall, he begins his Ph.D. studies at Claremont School of Theology in California. Prior to his call to middle judicatory ministry, he served as the Associate Pastor at Iglesia del Pueblo-Hope Center, a multicultural Disciples of Christ congregation in Hammond, Indiana. He holds degrees from Judson College (B.A.) in Elgin, Illinois, and McCormick Theological Seminary (M.Div.) in Chicago. Jose is a DJ at a club in Denver. He is married to Rev. Daphne Gascot Arias, and they own a yellow lab named Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
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