There has been no shortage of scholarship on Paul in the last 150 years, as theologians and biblical scholars alike have taken up writing about Paul en masse. Amid the voluminous tomes on the Apostle, certain voices ring out more clearly than the others, beckoning readers to take up Paul with fresh insight. Scott J.Continue reading “Book Review: Paul’s Message and Ministry in Covenant Perspective (Hafemann)”
If you read one article this week, look at “Remembrance of Death” Can Overcome “Death Obsession” by Wesley Smith. 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, feel free toContinue reading “Recommended Reading: January 16-22”
Since the publication of Walter Bauer’s Rechtgläubigkeit und Ketzerie im ältesten Christentum in 1934, the issue of discerning orthodoxy and heresy in earliest Christianity has taken on renewed importance. Amidst this reinvigorated study, however, scholars have by-and-large failed to appropriately consider the insights of Christian heretical catalogues, or so argues Geoffrey S. Smith in GuiltContinue reading “Book Review: Guilt by Association (Smith)”
If you read one article this week, look at Sorry, the Bible Doesn’t Promise to Make America Great Again by Russell Moore. For those of you with additional reading time this January weekend, check out the selections below gathered from around the interwebs. Think I missed sharing an important link? Let me know in theContinue reading “Recommended Reading: January 9-15”
Richard J. Mouw’s Called to the Life of the Mind: Some Advice for Evangelical Scholars (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2014) is short on length but long on insight. Weighing in at only 74 pages, Mouw’s work is part biography, part example, and all exhortation to love God and people through the life of the mind.
If you read one article this week, engage Reading Beneath the Words by Fr. Stephen Freeman. For those of you with additional reading time this weekend, check out the following selections below, gathering from the far corners of the galaxy. As always, if there is something I missed sharing, feel free to let me knowContinue reading “Recommended Reading: January 2-8”
Every so often a book comes along and truly rewrites the paradigms of a field. Some twenty-five years ago, David Noebel penned such a book, titled Understanding the Times. In this 900-page tome Noebel outlined the clash between competing worldviews – ways of viewing and interpreting the world – which were occurring throughout in theContinue reading “Book Review: Understanding the Times (Myers and Noebel)”
Happy New Year dear readers! If you read one article this weekend, engage Christmas in the Middle of Something by Abrahm K-J. For those of you with additional reading time during this busy season, check out the following selections below, gathered from around the interwebs over the past two weeks. As always, feel free toContinue reading “Recommended Reading: December 26 – January 1”
God, bless to me the new year, Never vouchsafed to me before; It is to bless Thine own presence Thou hast given me this time, O God.