Thursday, May 11, 2006

Coming to town

Jim Henderson gave me the heads up on a little secret the other day . . . Seattle's own Elliott Bay Book Co. will be hosting Brian McLaren next month to talk about his new book. While he's here, Jim's setting up a little coffee chat with Brian, so any Seattle types out there, stay tuned for the details.

Jim also gave me some clues about this year's Generous Orthodoxy event. I met him at the location of the event (which may be a surprise to some) . . . it's gonna be good. Once again, stay tuned for details to come.

posted by Steve at 7:13 AM
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5 Comments:

Blogger john chandler commented at 8:25 AM~  

I actually just discovered Elliott Bay Books earlier this week. How the heck did I live here for a year before making it to that glorious place?

Anonymous jeremy commented at 11:06 AM~  

What is the date for the event at EBB?

Blogger Steve commented at 3:51 PM~  

The book store's event page has a "TBD" date for June 13 - I think that's when it's happening . . . it may be the 12th, though. I'll get some more details posted here when I get them.

Blogger Sings in the Sunshine commented at 11:15 PM~  

So... what are your thoughts on McClaren's theological standpoints? :) Just curious...

Blogger Steve commented at 8:55 AM~  

Wow, I didn't think McLaren had theological standpoints :-0 Let me answer that question this way: I like the way he asks questions . . . and yes, I do like the way he ducks and dodges giving a definitive firm stand on many issues - it forces the people who read him to do their own thinking.

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