Recommended Reading: February 20-26

If you read one article this week, read the Funeral Homily for Justice Antonin Scalia by Fr. Paul Scalia. For those of you with additional reading this time weekend, check out the following selections, gathered (as always) from around the interwebs. Think I missed sharing something important from this week? Let me know in theContinue reading “Recommended Reading: February 20-26”

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Women in the Greco-Roman Context

This post is part of an ongoing series reflecting upon Women and Gender in Early Christianity. One particular problem for establishing an adequate understanding of the Greco-Roman world constitutes the paucity of source materials and then, of course, the difficulties of interpreting that source material. This is especially true with regard to source material specificallyContinue reading “Women in the Greco-Roman Context”

Reflections on Method, Women, and Early Christianity

Over the next several weeks, I’ll be running a series of reflections stemming from a doctoral seminar on Women and Gender in Early Christianity, taught at Saint Louis University by Carolyn Osiek. These posts will proceed in (more or less) chronological order, beginning with today’s reflections on methodology. Introducing a “special edition” of Method andContinue reading “Reflections on Method, Women, and Early Christianity”

Recommended Reading: February 13-19

If you read one article this weekend, look at Remembering Scalia by James Copeland. Have more time to read? Check out the following suggestions from around the interwebs. Think I missed linking an important article? Let me know in the comments section below. Happy reading!

Recommended Reading: January 30-February 5

If you read one article this weekend, look at Tradition’s Future by Mark Movsesian. For those of you with additional reading time this winter weekend, check out the following selections below, gleaned from around the internet over the past couple of weeks. Think I missed linking something that was particularly interesting? Let me know inContinue reading “Recommended Reading: January 30-February 5”

Book Review: Who Made Early Christianity? (Gager)

Contemporary readers of the New Testament are often struck by the overwhelming influence of the Apostle Paul. After not appearing at all in the gospels and barely appearing in the first half of Acts, he comes to dominate most of the rest of the New Testament canon. Despite his popularity, however, Paul remains a controversialContinue reading “Book Review: Who Made Early Christianity? (Gager)”