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Current Thoughts on Love is an Orientation by Andrew Marin

As I’ve mentioned near the end of this post, I’m now reading the second book Love is an Orientation by Andrew Marin. 518 more words


Urgent! Prevent American Christians from Suffering!

I just received an “URGENT ACTION!” alert to spare theologically conservative magistrates in our state from needing to perform civil unions between same-sex couples. I can appreciate their discomfort, but not the idea that “religious liberty” is at issue. 424 more words

Church And State

John Goldingay Reflection

Goldingay offers the following reflection based on Genesis 2 and, in particular, his understanding of the nature of “cleaving” which this describes (v. 24).

Jesus inferred from this story that we need to encourage people to keep that commitment rather than encourage them to sit fast and loose to it. 171 more words


Jesus is Lord, Caesar is Not: Evaluating Empire in New Testament Studies

2015.02.05 | Scot McKnight & Joseph B. Modica (eds.). Jesus is Lord, Caesar is Not: Evaluation Empire in New Testament Studies. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2013. 2,607 more words

New Testament

The Unlikely Contemplative

This week I signed a publishing agreement with InterVarsity Press to write my first book. The current working title is The Unlikely Contemplative. This title says a lot about both me and the concept of the book. 805 more words

Spiritual Formation

Transformed Together on Emmaus Road: a book review

Ruth Haley Barton is well established as an author of Christian spirituality. I have read and found beneficial her Invitation to Solitude and Silence and  685 more words


Two New IVP "Black Dictionaries" from Accordance

Last week Accordance released two new IVP “black dictionaries.” Both cover the Old Testament. There is Wisdom, Poetry & Writings and Prophets.

Here’s a screen grab from the Accordance page–they’re on sale through midnight EST tonight, and still reasonably priced after that. 92 more words