Recommended Reading: October 28 – November 4

Early Church FathersIf you read one article this week, make it Thin Places by Timothy George.

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

Theology and Religion

Love Thy Enemy: That Is, You Don’t Have One by Timothy P. O’Malley

Commitment, Idolatry, and the World We Inhabit by David G. Moore and Norman Wirzba

The Power of Negative Thinking by Roger Olson

Evangelicals are not modern gnostics. We’re materialists. by Jake Meador

My Top Ten Favorite Books on the Authority of Scripture by Michael Kruger

Biblical Studies and the History of Christianity

An Old New Way of Reading the Bible by David F. Watson

Canon Shots: “Five Books of Solomon” by Joel L. Watts

Ancient Israel, Literature, and Context by William Hart Brown

Did Matthew Think Peter Was a False Disciple? by Kevin Emmert

A Spherical Earth…Oh No! by RJS

Worldviews and Culture

Deadly Progressivism by R.R. Reno

Gun Availability Is Not Gun Culture by Ben Peterson

Conservative Scholarship and the Problem of Myth by Forrest McDonald

Ignoring the Obvious by Thomas Sowell

The Crisis of American Catholicism by Ross Douthat


Bonus Link: October Biblical Studies Carnival by Phil Long


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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