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Tripp Hudgins

Tripp Hudgins is a doctoral student in liturgical studies at the Graduate Theological Unionin Berkeley, Calif., and is Director of Admissions at American Baptist Seminary of The West. You can read more of his writings on his longtime blog, "Conjectural Navel Gazing; Jesus in Lint Form" at AngloBaptist.org. Follow Tripp on Twitter @AngloBaptist.

Blog Posts by Tripp Hudgins

Posted by Tripp Hudgins 7 weeks 1 day ago
Some of you might be downright shocked to know that many clergy have to undergo a three-day battery of psych tests as part of the ordination process. If a significant issue is discovered, say,...
Posted by Tripp Hudgins 27 weeks 2 days ago
By now you have heard that Apple gave you music. Free music. From U2. Now, they paid U2 a lot of money for those tunes and it's pretty clear that it's not the first time that someone paid a...
Posted by Tripp Hudgins 28 weeks 2 days ago
Perhaps you heard. U2 has a new album. You can download it from iTunes for free right now. Go. I'll wait. It's free.Yes, free. This is what has my mind spinning right now. Bono wrote:"It’s also free...
Posted by Tripp Hudgins 34 weeks 2 days ago
Paul said, "the foolishness of the cross" not "the stable middle-class lifestyle," if you want my opinion on seminary education, the changing economy, and baptismal identity in general. We bear a...
Posted by Tripp Hudgins 36 weeks 2 days ago
I am waiting for the music to return — the sonorous graces of laughter and kitchen clinking, of bird call on the hillside. I am waiting for the music to return — the precarious arrangement of...