Recommended Reading: June 4

ascension-pskov-pecheryIf you read one article this week, engage The One Really Interesting Story by Timothy George.

For those of you with additional reading time this weekend, check out the following selections, gathered from around the blogging world. As always, if you read something interesting this week that deserves a share, let me know in the comments section below. Happy reading!

Theology and Religion

Preparing to Bear Persecution by Alyssa Hall

Seven Things I Wish Christians Knew About the Bible by Michael Bird

Note to Aspiring Preachers: Seven Pitfalls to Avoid by Michael Kruger

Post-Church Church Leaders by Michelle Van Loon

The Eastern Orthodox Church and Evangelism by Ben Cabe

Biblical Studies and the History of Christianity

Jesus, Greater than the Angels? by Kevin James Bywater

The Book of Watchers (1 Enoch 1-5) by Phil Long

“God” in the New Testament by Larry Hurtado

Interview with Bruce Longenecker on Pompeii by Nijay Gupta

A (Not Entirely) Foolproof Guide to Getting Published for Academics (Part I) by Kayta Covrett

Worldviews and Culture

Capitalism Beyond Caricature by R.R. Reno

Bringing Back the Dark Ages by Philip Jenkins

Taking Back Christianese by Michael Kruger

Biblical Preaching and Healing the Culture by George Weigel


Bonus Link: May 2016 Biblical Studies Carnival by Brain Renshaw


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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