Recommended Reading: September 5-11

Kevin Vanhoozer
Kevin Vanhoozer

If you read one article this week, engage 55 Theses on Pastors and Public Theologians by Kevin Vanhoozer.

For those of you with more reading time this weekend, check out the following selections from around the internet. As always, if you think I should be reading something else, let me know in the comments section below. Happy reading.

Theology and Religion

Kim Davis’ Conscientious Decision by R.R. Reno

Walking with C. S. Lewis by Joseph Pearce

An Appeal by David Crawford and Stephen Kampowski

Did Muhammad Perform Miracles? by Ayman Ibrahim

Why Scientists and Scholars Can’t Get Their Facts Straight by Joel Baden and Candida Moss

Biblical Studies and the History of Christianity

On Linguistic and Textual Complexity in First-Century Christianity by Larry Hurtado

The Forger and the “Translator” & The End of the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife Forgery Debate by Andrew Bernhard

Five Thoughts on Evangelical History by John Turner

The Silliness of (Some) Source Criticism by Matt Emerson

Was Paul from a Wealthy Family? by Phil Long

Worldviews and Culture

No Movement that Embraces Donald Trump Can Call Itself Conservative by Jonah Goldberg

Producers vs. Scribes by Mark Movsesian

At Berlin Church, Muslim Refugees Convert in Droves by Kirsten Grieshaber

The Past and Future of the Refugee Crisis by Thomas Sowell

Donald Trump, George Will, and the Crisis of American Conservatism by Carson Holloway


Bonus Link: New Commentaries of Note in 2015 by Nijay Gupta


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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