Recommended Reading: January 17-23

10857767_10152527306275738_1316531756594551797_nIf you engage one article this week, make it Bureaucratic Bloat in Higher Education: Getting Rid of the Middle Men by Randall Smith.

If you have time for a bit more reading, check out the selections below. As always, if you think there’s something else I should be reading, don’t hesitate to say so in the comments section below.

Theology and Religion

The New “New” Orthodoxy by Wesley Hill

Myth and Magic in the Mundane: The Old Testament as Fantasy Literature by Dwight Longenecker

In Which I Try to Be Prudent, But May Fail by John Mark Reynolds

The Scale of the Universe and the Religious View by Hugh Hunter

The Religious Atheists: Community, Ritual, and Dogma in a Secular Age by George Aldhizer

Biblical Studies and the History of Christianity

The Best Case for Jesus by Peter Kirby

Is Early Necessarily Better? by Phillip Long

What Newsweek Doesn’t Get About the Bible by Robert Gagnon

Seven Keys to Biblical Interpretation by Stephen Bedard

Questions About “First Century Mark” by P. J Williams

Worldviews and Culture

Casualties of Our Culture War by Travis LaCouter

The “Big Questions” of Vocation by Gene Veith

The Myth of the Gun Controller’s Myth by Daniel Payne

Early Presidential Prospects by Thomas Sowell

Reconsidering Locke and the Origins of Modernity by David Azerrad


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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