Family and Relationships
Ken Ham Can’t Find Enough Creationist...
Control: The Greatest Temptation of...
Holiness and Pentecostal
Presbyterian and Reformed
see all religions
If A Woman Can't Be Ordained, She...
Matthew J. Korpman
Is Evangelicalism A Part Of Modernity?
Fox News Mainstreams the Fringe Again
C. R. Wiley
A Different Kind of Christian
Jesus Is Love
Who Is God?
About the Authors
Agnes R. Howard
Thomas Albert (Tal) Howard
Kristin Kobes Du Mez
Beth Allison Barr
Select a Category
African American Religion
American Religious History
Beth Allison Barr
death with dignity
Kristin Kobes Du Mez
religion and the university
religion and war
Roman Catholic church
Southern Baptist Convention
Sunday Night Odds and Ends
Select a Month
June 30, 2013
THE MOCKING OF CARABBAS
There is a passage in the Alexandrian writer Philo that casts a curious light on...
June 28, 2013
FROM THE MOUTH OF THE MOST HIGH
I recently suggested that we should pay much more attention to the Deuterocanonical books that...
June 27, 2013
Two New England Women
Is history an art or a science? History is empirical and creative. We can marvel...
June 26, 2013
Richard Mouw: Not Young, Not Very Restless, Amiably Reformed
This semester marked Richard Mouw’s last as president of Fuller Theological Seminary. Described by historian...
June 25, 2013
America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places
The National Trust for Historic Preservation has released its 2013 list of the 11 "most...
June 24, 2013
Blessing upon Childbirth–Royal and Otherwise
The imminent birth of an heir—Prince William and Duchess Kate’s baby due within a few...
June 23, 2013
THE FISHY FUME, AND THE HISTORY OF CHRISTIAN CULTURE
I recently wrote about how Deuterocanonical books like Judith, Tobit, and Maccabees dropped out of...
June 21, 2013
SAINT JOHN FISHER
Often, stories of martyrs and saints are so reworked over time that they become outrageously...
June 20, 2013
Penance in a White Sheet
While rereading Edmund Morgan's magisterial American Slavery, American Freedom, I was struck by his discussion...
June 19, 2013
The Historian’s Vocation in the Age of Information, Part 1*
Over the past two decades, the exponential advance of information-sharing and communication-oriented technology transformed and...
June 18, 2013
The NSA Controversy, the Founding Fathers, and the Fourth Amendment
My latest post for The Federalist Papers reflects on the meaning of the Fourth Amendment,...
June 17, 2013
THE OTHER OLD TESTAMENT
Throughout their history, Christians have used the Old Testament as well as the New. But...
June 16, 2013
THE GREAT BIBLES
Any history of the New Testament text makes extensive use of the magnificent fourth century...
June 14, 2013
A WOMAN’S HAND
As I recently noted, the book of Judith is not part of the Hebrew Tanakh...
June 13, 2013
A Model of Christian Charity
Nearly every semester, I have the occasion to ask at least one class of students...
June 12, 2013
The Spirit of (Personal) Development
I post today from Los Angeles, where I’m spending the week at World Vision International...
June 11, 2013
Graduate Course Readings in Early American Religion
This fall I am teaching a history graduate course at Baylor (doctoral and master's students)...
June 10, 2013
The Incombustible Martin Luther
I have just returned from Europe, where, among other things, I led a 10-day...
June 09, 2013
THE SECOND CANON
Britain during the 1960s and 1970s suffered from a Prime Minister named Harold Wilson. Once,...
June 07, 2013
DUALISTS AND PROTESTANTS
I have recently been posting about Dualist versions of Christianity, and their incredibly long-lasting influence...
June 06, 2013
A Primer on the Southern Baptist Convention, Part 2
Both a zealous commitment to congregational autonomy and a strong impulse towards cooperative ministry underlie...
June 05, 2013
A Primer on the Southern Baptist Convention, Part 1
Next week, the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) will hold its annual meeting in Houston, TX. ...
June 04, 2013
You Might Be a Paleo Evangelical If…
Over at The American Conservative, my new Baylor colleague Alan Jacobs wonders if he is really...
June 03, 2013
THE SECRET SUPPER
This post concerns a book written some eight hundred years out of its proper time,...
June 02, 2013
The Politics of Faith during the Civil War
Timothy L. Wesley has just published a book called The Politics of Faith during the...
Related posts from
On Getting Churches Totally Wrong
The Dancer and the Hero
Remembering a Lost Holy City
Dating By Apocalypse
Advertise With Us
Terms of Service
Write For Us
Follow Us on Facebook
Copyright 2008-2017, Patheos. All rights reserved.