Recommended Readings: October 1

lecture-hallIf you read one article this week, look at The Scandal of the Liberal Mind by Alex Wilgus.

For those of you with additional reading time this glorious autumn day, check out the following selections gathered from the far reaches of the blogging world. Think I missed sharing an important article? Let me know in the comments section below.

Theology and Religion

Loving My (Anonymous, Online) Neighbors by John Ehrett

Five Unfair Myths about Megachurches by Carey Nieuwhof

Is Belief in the Bible the Litmus Test for Salvation? by Josh Daffern

Should Children Sit Through “Big Church” by John Piper

The State of Theology via Ligonier and Lifeway

Biblical Studies and the History of Christianity

Does Paul Teach “Natural Revelation”? by Phil Long

Memory and Reception of Jesus in Early Christianity via Biblical Studies Online

Biblical Studies and Systematic Theology: An Allegory by Matt Emerson

Chronology and Ontology by Larry Hurtado

The Babylonian Creation Myth, Genesis, and Reading the Bible by William Brown

Worldviews and Culture

How Not to Waste Your Vote: A Mathematical Analysis by Stephen Weese

Academic Freedom in Crisis by Michael Bird

Seven Books on the White-Black Racial Divide You Should Read by Ivan Mesa

A Spectacle, Not a Debate by R.R. Reno

Rewriting Earth’s Creation Story by Rebecca Boyle


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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