Jesus Creed Books of the Year 2008

At Beliefnet I am participating with other bloggers in nominating my top books of the year and here are my top picks. I’ve chosen books I’ve reviewed here and ones that drew either strong affirmation and great discussions. Klyne Snodgrass’ complete study of the parables: Stories With Intent: A Comprehensive Guide to the Parables of [Read More...]

Friday is for (Third Way) Friends

Most of the time I hand off anything about science to “RJS” but the next two chps in Adam Hamilton’s  Seeing Gray in a World of Black and White: Thoughts on Religion, Morality, and Politics are about Galileo and evolution and the Bible … and I thought I’d see if I can ride this bike with [Read More...]

Interview with Anne Rice 2

This just added: Beliefnet has a discussion group about Anne Rice. Recently I read Anne Rice’s new memoir, I reviewed it on this blog (part one, part two), and Beliefnet found a way for us to get in contact with Anne to interview her for this blog. Her memoir is called Called Out of Darkness: [Read More...]

Acts of Advent 15

We can’t neglect Anna this Christmas. Here is her story from Luke 2: 36 There was also a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was very old; she had lived with her husband seven years after her marriage, 37 and then was a widow until she was eighty‑four. She never left [Read More...]


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