Women in the Apostolic Fathers: Familial Expectations in Polycarp

This post is part of an ongoing series examining Women in the Apostolic Fathers. If Ignatius’s remarks on household order are brief, then Polycarp’s are nearly non-existent, both in terms of length and the treatment given to them by existing scholarship.

21 Suggestions for Theological Study

Some time back, Joseph Torres published “30 Suggestions for Theological Students and Young Theologians” by John Frame. Below, I offer 21 suggestions for theological study, admittedly from the perspective of someone who could only be called a theological student and/or young theologian. Make God revealed in Christ the focus of your theological work. The fundamentalContinue reading “21 Suggestions for Theological Study”

Book Review: Altared (Claire and Eli)

In Altared: The True Story of a She, a He, and How They Both Got Too Worked Up About We, Claire and Eli tell the story of their relationship, examining the expectations and presumptions that young Christian men and women often have concerning dating, how relationships work, and the importance of marriage. Claire and EliContinue reading “Book Review: Altared (Claire and Eli)”

Book Review: Every Man’s Battle (Aterburn and Stoeker)

Recently I had the opportunity to read Every Man’s Battle by Stephen Arterburn and Fred Stoeker. Having previously read Every Young Man’s Battle while in High School, I looked forward to reading this book, recalling their paradigm influencing suggestions concerning purity that I had previously engaged. In reading this book, I was not disappointed.