Recommended Reading: August 1-7

Hello My Name IsIf you read one article this week, consider The Difference a Name Makes by Molly Oshatz.

For those of you with additional reading time this weekend, check out the following selections, gleaned from around the internet this past week. 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

Tradition and the Individual Theologian by Peter Leithart

Heresy as Extremism: The Middle Way as the Narrow Way by Drew McIntyre

The Freakishness of Christianity by Emma Green

Beyond the Bible by Douglas B. Skinner

Whatever Happened to the Christian Mind? by Roger Olson

Biblical Studies and the History of Christianity

“Early High Christology”: Taking Up a Dialogue by Larry Hurtado

Did Jesus Laugh? by John Frye

Peer-Review, Biblical Studies, and the Web by Christopher Skinner

Diversity and the Emergence of “Orthodoxy” in Early Christianity by Larry Hurtado

Worldviews and Culture

A College Without Classes by Alana Semuels

Justice for All in the Abortion Debate by Scott Sauls

There is No Pro-Life Case for Planned Parenthood by Ross Douthat

Selling the Unborn by The Editors of America Magazine

False Minimum by Nicole Gelinas


Bonus Link #1: July 2015 Biblical Studies Carnival by Lindsay Kennedy

Bonus Link #2: Jim West’s Avignonian Biblical Studies Carnival


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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