Recommended Reading: December 12-18

JesusIf you read one article this week, engage Did Jesus Even Exist? Responding to Five Objections by Michael Kruger.

For those of you with additional reading time this weekend, check out the selections below, gathered as always from around the internet. Think I missed sharing an important article? Let me know in the comments section below.

Theology and Religion

Come, Lord Jesus by Peter Leithart

The Ecclesiastical Failure of Christian America by James R. Rogers

Love Is Precisely the Point by Anne Kennedy

Modern Illusions by Fr. Stephen Freeman

Rejoicing in Divine Emotion by Alyssa Hall

Biblical Studies and the History of Christianity

Nero and Christians by Larry Hurtado

Why Context Matters to Biblical Interpretation by Ben Witherington III

The Evolution of Resurrection by RJS

Theonoe and Myrte: Prophetesses in Corinth by Marg Mowczko

“1 Clement” and Christian Letter-Carriers by Larry Hurtado

Worldviews and Culture

Movie Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens by John Ehrett (No Spoilers)

Donald Trump: At Home in Postmodern America by Kim Holmes

From Cincinnatus to Caesar: The Devolution of the American Presidency by Clyde Wilson

Some Thoughts About Islam and the Current Controversy in U.S. Politics by Roger Olson

Being a Christian at Work–at Advent and Christmas by Kara Martin


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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