The Revolutionary Potential of the Actually Existing Church

posted 9/12/11

I was recently reading Slavoj Zizek’s excellent essay “The Ambiguity of the Masochist Social Link” and was struck by his reflection on how symptoms can represent forgotten failures to act. I would like to reflect upon this in relation to what we see in so much of the actually existing church today. In order to […]

Pyro-Theology at Mars Hill

posted 1/7/11

Pyro-theology Talk from Mars Hill based on the book of Ecclesiastes.

Pyro-theology lectures (part 4)

posted 4/4/11

Watch live streaming video from ssuca at livestream.com This is part 4 of a series of lectures I gave at St. Stephen’s University on the subject of Pyro-theology.

Pyro-theology lectures (part 3)

posted 4/4/11

Watch live streaming video from ssuca at livestream.com This is part 3 of a series of lectures I gave at St. Stephen’s University on the subject of Pyro-theology.

What is Pyro-theology?

posted 8/3/11

More recently I have been trying out a new term that might help to differentiate my own theological project for those of others. The term, which we developed and used in ikon, is pyro-theology. My next book will seek to describe what pyro-theology is and show how it can revolutionize faith structures, but for now I thought I would attempt […]

Pyro-theology video clips

posted 10/9/09

Ben Jones from ikon was able to capture some clips from our Greenbelt Gathering. There is rumor of a longer video in existence, but until we track it down this will give you a tiny taste of how the evening looked and felt.

Ikon presents: Pyro-theology

posted 30/5/09

On 28th August ikon will be offering a transformance art event at Greenbelt music festival entitled ‘Pyro-theology’. The gathering itself is inspired by Buenaventura Durutti’s provocative phrase, ‘The only church that illuminates is a burning church’ Hope you can join us