Recommended Reading: October 17-23

If you read one article this week, check out Lecture Me. Really. by Molly Worthen.Wait Chapel, Wake Forest University

For those of you with additional reading time today, check out the following selections below, gleaned from around the internet. As always, if you think there is something else I should be reading, let me know in the comments section below.

Theology and Religion

Should a Christian Ever Act As If God Does Not Exist? by Roger Olson

Re-Styling Tradition by Gregory Bucher

Country Club Catholicism by Matthew Schmitz

Eight Reasons the Worship Industry Is Killing Worship by Jonathan Aigner

Finding the Body of Christ in All These Other Bodie by Russell Saltzmann

Biblical Studies and the History of Christianity

Why Say the Creeds? by Michael Bird

What Is the Earliest Complete List of the Canon of the New Testament? by Michael Kruger

Interviews with Text-Critical Scholars by Daniel Wallace

Urban Christianity in Rome by Phil Long

What the Earliest Non-Biblical Authors Say About Jesus by J. W. Wallace

Worldviews and Culture

Donald Trump and the Coming Christian Political Realignment by Thomas Kidd

Conservative Credo by Barbara Elliot

Because I Am a Christian, I Support the Right to Bear Arms by John Mark Reynolds

Embracing the Literature We Love to Pretend We’ve Read by Nate Claiborne

Free Market in a Welfare State by Gene Veith


Bonus Link: Managing the Conversation on Faith via Patheos Channel Editors


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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