Recommended Reading: December 9

If you read one article from this past week, engage Why You Should Surround Yourself With More Books Than You’ll Ever Have Time to Read by Jessica Stillman.

For those of you with additional reading time this wintery weekend, check out the following selections, gathered from around the blogging world (over the past few weeks, this time around). Think I missed sharing something important? Let me know in the comments section below.

Theology and Religion

100 Most Influential Protestants You Ought to Know by the IRD

Seven Ways Great Leaders Handle Their Mistakes by Carey Nieuwhof

Man of Sorrows by Wesley Walker

Biblical Studies and the History of Christianity

Why the “Mythical Jesus” Claim Has No Traction with Scholars by Larry Hurtado

November 2017 Biblical Studies Carnival by Jim West

The Academic Advantages of the Bible by William Jeynes

Teach the Whole Bible at Once by Mitchell East

Basics for Interpreting the Book of Revelation by Brandon Smith

Worldviews and Culture

The G.O.P. Is Rotting by David Brooks

The Glorious Inefficiency of Local Bookstores by Dean Abbott

Culture Is Downstream from Politics by Maggie Gallagher and Frank Cannon

How to Thrive in a Culture of Shouting by David Watson


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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