Recommended Reading: January 16-22

o-LIFE-AFTER-DEATH-facebookIf 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 to let me know in the comments.

Theology and Religion

Imperfect Gifts by John Ehrett

Is Jesus or the Bible the Word of God, and Does It Matter? by Austin Fischer

Religious Racism, Progressive Christianity, and the Conservative Challenge by Anthony Barr

A New Kind of Devotional Reading by Drew McIntyre

The Act of Veneration by Fr. Stephen Freeman

Biblical Studies and the History of Christianity

Even Greater Things Than Jesus Did? by Abram KJ

How Diverse Was Early Christianity? Clearing Up a Few Misconceptions by Michael Kruger

Imperator Caesar Augustus Divi Filius by Michael Bird

The Problems of Post-Modern Interpretations of the Bible by Ben Witherington III

Jewish Christian Literature and High Christology by Phil Long

Worldviews and Culture

Newman, Scruton, and the Politics of Mumbo Jumbo by Carl Trueman

An Evangelical’s Voter Guide by Ben Witherington III

“Diversity”: A Much Desired but Often Poorly Understood Goal by Roger Olson

What Are Elections For? by Thomas Sowell

Nikabrik’s Candidate by Gina Dalfonzo


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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