Recommended Readings: February 14-20

Byzantine JesusIf you read one article this week, engage The Creator God of the New Testament by Wesley Hill.

For those of you with a bit more time on your hands, consider reading the suggestions below from this week (and late last). As always, I hope that you find these article interesting, challenging, and stimulating to your thinking. Feel free to leave other suggested links in the comments section below.

Theology and Religion

Can God and Penguins Co-Exist? by Andrew Haines

Athens, Jerusalem, and Nag Hammadi by Phillip Jenkins

In Defense of Evangelical Eclecticism by Luke Stamps

A Change in Perspective: One Woman’s Journey into Eastern Orthodoxy by Sarah Carlson

Read together both The Islamic State and Islam by Kevin Bywater and The Problem with “Islamic” Terrorism by Chris Smith

Biblical Studies and the History of Christianity

When did the New Testament become “Scripture”? by Lee McDonald

Misreading or Redacting Aramaic Sources? by James Crossley

How Christianity’s Eastern History Has Been Forgotten by Rowan Williams

The Animals Went in Two by Two: Another Flood Account by Ben Witherington III

Why Did the Gospel of Mark Survive? by Michale Kok

Worldviews and Culture

Kristof’s Imperial Liberalism by R. R. Reno

Music and the Transcendental by Roger Scruton

Unscientific Obstinacy by Mark Bauerlein

Damaging Admissions by Thomas Sowell

To Prove a Point by Nicholai Stuckwisch


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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