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20 Quotes from Narrative Reading, Narrative Preaching

I recently finished reading Narrative Reading, Narrative Preaching: Reuniting New Testament Interpretation and Proclamation edited by Joel B Green and Michael Pasquarello III. The book is not so much an overview or intro to narrative theology as it is an example of applying this approach to biblical reading and preaching. 949 more words

Book Reviews

Introductory Contentions

Instead of doing a standard introductory paragraph, I thought it would be better to give a cross section of my views instead. This will allow you, lucky reader (!), to glimpse into my head and see what makes me tick. 167 more words

Contentions

Intermission

I was walking to work this morning, feeling chipper as usual after my first cup of coffee, when I heard a woman screaming, “You’re that guy from the grocery store!”   I ignored her for a block, half registering what she was saying, and assuming it was not addressed to me. 424 more words

Text

My bit of the story...

This time last year I was furiously finishing up writing a book on shame, wondering what next God would lead me to do. Was it time to launch a more public speaking ministry, or should I pursue a more academic track by doing that postgraduate degree down in Edinburgh? 757 more words

Glory

The Christian Story

Adam Greene hopes that BIBLIOTHECA, a Bible designed for reading, will help people rediscover and be enthralled by the grand story of the Bible. 1,019 more words

Bible

Review: For the World: Essays in Honor of Richard L. Pratt Jr; Edited by Justin S. Holcomb and Glenn Lucke

I first heard of Richard Pratt when I discovered his Third Millennium Ministries and not too long after that I read his short book on Presuppositional apologetics and some assorted articles that he wrote.  1,086 more words

Christianity

Truth Stranger than it used to be (review)

(3 out of 5 stars)

This book was one of the earliest salvos into the postmodern situation, at least from a semi-“conservative” Christian position.   The authors (hereafter MW) highlight the collapse of the “modern” project, examine the postmodern response, and then offer their own Christian response.   742 more words

Jacob Aitken