Recommended Readings: May 9-15

keep-calm-and-follow-the-golden-rules-8If you read one article this week, engage Do or Don’t Do: The Golden Rule and Its Negative by Kevin Bywater.

If you have more reading time, check out the following suggestions from around the blogosphere. As always, if you think there is something else I should be reading, feel free to let me know in the comments section below.

Theology and Religion

Applying the Golden Rule to My Islamic Neighbor by John Mark Reynolds

A Dead Hand Grasping at God by Chris Casberg

Faith, Fatalism, and Freddie Gray by Matthew Loftus

Fewer Christians, More Nones by Mark Movsesian

Freedom within the Disciplines by Francesca Aran Murphy

Biblical Studies and the History of Christianity

On “Hymns” in the New Testament: A Suggestion by Larry Hurtado

The Latin Testimonium from the Latin Eusebius by Peter Kirby

Alistair Wilson on the Edinburgh ‘Power, Authority and Canon’ Conference by Steve Wilson

Historic Editions of the Greek New Testament Online by Peter Head

Worldviews and Culture

Our Homophobic Pope by R.R. Reno

Life Is Deeper Than Fiction by Jody Byrkett

Ladies, You’ve Been Duped! The Myth about Abortion by Daniel Wallace

Driven to Read by Lindsey Eggold

American Mythology: You Can Be Whatever You Want by Ben Witherington III


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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