Author Archives: Laura Turner

A Conversation with Mike McHargue

It was reading the Bible that made Mike McHargue an atheist. The author and co-host of the popular podcast The Liturgists turned to Genesis during a difficult season in his life. He read through the Bible once and, having found more questions than answers, started back at the beginning. Again. And again. And again. Four […]

A Conversation with Miroslav Volf

Miroslav Volf is originally from Osijek, Croatia. He was raised in a home shaped by faith but in a community that, being primarily Catholic and Orthodox, was not particularly open to the Volf’s strain of Protestantism. Volf’s attempts to understand the larger Christian community and create a context for human flourishing have undergirded his work […]

A Conversation with Peter Enns

“The need for certainty,” writes Biblical scholar and professor Pete Enns, “is sin, because it works off of fear and limits God to our mental images. We’re trusting ourselves and disguising it as trusting God.” Enns, the author of books like Inspiration and Incarnation and The Evolution of Adam, recently spoke to a crowd gathered […]

A Conversation with Tony Hale

Tony Hale might not be the first name that comes to mind when you think about Newbigin House’s Conversations for the Common Good. The actor has played iconic roles, from Buster Bluth on Arrested Development to Gary Walsh on Veep, but he is also the founding member of The Haven, a community of artistically-minded Christians […]