Recommended Reading: December 5-11

Nativity IconIf you read one article this weekend, engage God Become Baby by Peter Leithart.

For those of you with additional reading time amid this busy finals and Advent season, check out the following selections below. Think I missed linking an important article? Let me know in the comments section below.

Theology and Religion

Is There a Crisis in Conservative American Protestantism? by Carl Trueman

Exegesis or Early Christianity? by Brian Davidson

Africa, the Prosperity Gospel, and the Problem of Unguarded Churches by Ken Mbugua

On Prayer Shaming by Jake Meador

A Murderous Spirit is a Manifestation of Satan by Jim West

Biblical Studies and the History of Christianity

How Many Variants Are There in the Greek New Testament? by Peter Gurry

Paul and Apocalyptic: Two Ages? by Phil Long

A New Study of P.Oxy 1228 [P22] by Larry Hurtado

NT Wright vs Apocalyptic Theology: How Adams Goes Wrong about Wright by Scot McKnight

The Embarrassing and Alluring Biblical Giant by Brian Doak

Worldviews and Culture

Is Donald Trump Right About Closing the Border to Muslims? by Russell Moore

Star Wars and the Immanence of Myth by John Ehrett

Virtue Matters: The Decline of the Secular University by Stephen Turley

The President’s Speech by Thomas Sowell


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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