Recommended Readings: February 21-27

If you read one article this week, make it Biblical Manuscripts and Their Commentaries by Daniel Wallace. If you have more time to read, consider engaging the suggestions below. As always, feel free to suggest any additional places I should be reading on a regular basis.

Recommended Reading: August 30 – September 5

If you read only one article this week, read Marriage and Mating Rites by Karen Swallow Prior. If you’ve got time for a bit more reading, check out the suggested reading links below, which I found to be informative, insightful, and challenging while perusing the internet this week. Theology and Religion Round Table: Christian WarfareContinue reading “Recommended Reading: August 30 – September 5”

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Recommended Reading: August 2-8

Below are this week’s suggested readings from around the internet. If you think there’s a blog I need to be reading, please let me know in the comments section below. As always, I hope you find these suggestions thought-provoking. Cheers, JP If You Only Read One Article, Read Advice to Young Scholars by Robert P.Continue reading “Recommended Reading: August 2-8”

Recommended Reading: July 19-25

Below are this week’s recommended blog posts from across the internet. If you think there’s a blog I need to be reading, please let me know in the comments section. As always, I hope you find these suggestions thought-provoking. Cheers, JP If You Only Read One Article, Read A Line Crossed in the Middle EastContinue reading “Recommended Reading: July 19-25”

Recommended Reading: July 5 – 11

Below are this week’s suggested blog posts from across the internet. As always, I hope you find them interesting and enlightening. Cheers, JP If You Only Read One Article, Read A Bit of Religion Can Be Bad for Marriage by Charles Stokes, Amber Lapp, and David Lapp Theology and Religion The Future of Christians inContinue reading “Recommended Reading: July 5 – 11”

On Approaching Difficult Bible Passages

Nothing can be more frustrating (or worrisome) as reading something in the Bible and a) not understanding what is going on or b) finding some sort of apparent contradiction in the text. Below are some suggestions on how to best to approach and make sense of these difficult passages. 1. Context is key. Before tryingContinue reading “On Approaching Difficult Bible Passages”