Recommended Readings: January 3-9

journey-to-bethlehemIf you read one article this week, make it The Gospel According to Steve Martin by Mark Shea.

If you have time to peruse additional readings, consider the follow selections. As always, if you think there’s anything I should have read this past week (or should be reading regularly), please let me know in the comments below.

Theology and Religion

Dear Traditional Worshipers by Jonathan Aigner

God is Not a Scientific Hypothesis by Francis Beckwith

Looking at Science to Find God? by Samuel James

One Thing Christians Should Stop Saying by Scott Dannemiller

30 Suggestions for Theological Students and Young Theologians by Joseph Torres

Biblical Studies and the History of Christianity

A Christmas Present from the Mainstream Media, Part I and Part II by Michael Kruger

The Staurogram and P45 by Larry Hurtado

Marcion’s Public Gospel vs. Gnosticism’s Secret Gospel by Daniel N. Gullotta

Greek Manuscripts with Word Division by Dirk Jongkind

The New Testament Canon: Why Do We Even Have One? by Billy Dyer

Worldviews and Culture

To Defend the Disposable by George Weigel

Now Is the Time to Invest in the Future by Peter Spiliakos

The Politics of It’s a Wonderful Life by Keith Miller and Chris Schaefer

Eight Rules for Chris Christy and Other Politicians Who Are Sports Fans by Molly Hemingway

The Future of Christianity in America, Part I by Chris Casberg


Published by Jacob J. Prahlow

Husband of Hayley. Dad of Bree and Judah. Lead pastor at Arise Church. MATS from Saint Louis University, MA from Wake Forest University, BA from Valparaiso University. Theologian and writer here and at Conciliar Post. Find me on social at @pastorjakestl

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