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Tony Jones
Works at JoPa Productions
Attended Princeton Theological Seminary
Lives in Edina, MN
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As you may recall, I am involved with an exciting new project at Fortress Press called Theology for the People. We’ve acquired great books. Some are from reputed, elder scholars, writing for a popular audience. We’ve also got book from up-and-comers — names you don’t know yet, but you will know soon! And, of course,...
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"I think that the cross stands at the very center of Christianity. It is the unavoidable, inescapable center of the Christian faith. It’s in some ways a theological mystery to be solved, and I wanted to take a shot at solving it."
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A podcast interview about my book.
Welcome to this week’s ALL TOGETHER, the podcast dedicated to exploring how ethics, religion and spiritual practice is informing our personal lives, our communities and our world. ALL TOGETHER is hosted by Paul Raushenbush, executive editor of...
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Come back here at 7pm Central Time on Tuesday, March 24 to watch Tony read from and talk about Did God Kill Jesus? Searching for Love in History’s Most Famous Execution, broadcasting live from the On Being Studios in Minneapolis. Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Don't miss a post! Enter your email address to receive...
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Another evangelical school is trying to oust a popular but progressive professor.
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This week marks the 89th birthday of Jürgen Moltmann and the 70th anniversary of the death of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, two of our greatest theologians.
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Lausten asks, This Obama prayer breakfast has really got me riled up. I can ignore the vitriolic responses, those are expected, but I keep hearing this phrase "Christianity reformed itself". It takes so much unpacking it's hard to make it into a question. Can you provide any insight into this? When did this reform take place and which Christians are the reformed ones?
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author, speaker, theologian, entrepeneur
Employment
  • JoPa Productions
    author, speaker, theologian, entrepeneur, 2008 - present
  • Emergent Village
    national coordinator, 2006 - 2008
  • YouthWorks!
    executive director, 1994 - 1997
  • Colonial Church of Edina
    minister to youth and young adults, 1997 - 2003
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Edina, MN
Previously
Edina, MN - Hanover, NH - Pasadena, CA - Manderson, SD - Princeton, NJ - Rome, Italy
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I'm an ecclesiologist - that's like a proctologist for the church.
Introduction
Tony Jones is the author of The New Christians: Dispatches from the Emergent Frontier and is theologian-in-residence at Solomon's Porch in Minneapolis. A doctoral fellow in practical theology at Princeton Theological Seminary, he is the author of many books on Christian ministry and spirituality, and he is a sought after speaker and consultant in the areas of emerging church, postmodernism, and Christian spirituality. Tony has three children and lives in Edina, Minnesota.
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I'm an ecclesiologist. That's like a proctologist for the church.
Education
  • Princeton Theological Seminary
    Ph.D in practical theology, 2003 - 2011
  • Edina High School
    1984 - 1986
  • Dartmouth College
    classics, 1986 - 1990
  • Fuller Theological Seminary
    M.Div., 1990 - 1993
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Anthony H. Jones
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