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The Grand Drama of the Bible

Realizing the power of the narrative marked a monumental turning point in my thinking. Understanding the biblical narrative has since been fundamental to my own theology. 1,035 more words


The 'Other'

We are all subjects worthy of investigation

Our gestures, words and position in society

All available to the scrutiny of others

If only you dared to look. 92 more words


JES19 - 2 Ways to Keep the Big Story in Family Worship

The Big Story
One of the main ideas I’m trying to keep in front of my family through our Family Worship time is the big story of the Bible. 390 more words


Plot Challenge of the Week

Well, I started my first reading for the official Ph.D. program today. I’m rereading Oliver O’Donovan’s Resurrection and the Moral Order and reading Christopher Wright’s… 249 more words

Writing Challenge

A Metanarrative Meta-Analysis: "God’s Country" and "Another Roadside Attraction"

In his Death of the Author, Barthes argues against relying on the author when constructing one’s criticism.  He argues that a work should be viewed and interpreted as an entity independent of its creator, rather than relying on the author’s stated purpose or meaning.  2,143 more words

Rhetoric Of Fiction

Plot Challenge of the Week

I’d forgotten how much I actually enjoy painting miniatures. Recently I’ve been thinking about painting up some miniatures that I’ve had for a while, and that are very nice, high quality sculpts. 405 more words

Writing Challenge

Mod 5 Week 1 Initial Post

I’m glad that this current module “Values in education” comes after our study of organisational structures and of learning and the learner. These two earlier themes intersect intimately with educational values. 1,426 more words