Archives for Apr 1, 2010 @ 14:52

Eugene Peterson: Practice Resurrection 10

One of the best things I’ve ever heard on prayer comes from Eugene Peterson’s new book, Practice Resurrection: A Conversation on Growing Up in Christ .  “But here’s the thing: prayer is personal language or it is nothing.  God is personal, emphatically personal: three-personed personal. When we use impersonal language in this most personal of all relations, [Read More…]

Our Common Prayerbook 4

Psalm 2 [after jump], (Psalms, Vol. 1: Psalms 1-41 (Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms) ), is about God’s enthronement of his king on his holy hill in Zion. It is about the hybris of the pagan nations who want to conquer YHWH and YHWH’s people, Israel, and Israel’s king, the anointed [Read More…]

Why So Few? (RJS)

There are many reasons why women are underrepresented in a variety of fields – from ministry, theology, and evangelicals and the early church,, to science and engineering. While men and women often have different goals, values and abilities, these factors alone are not enough to account for the differences, or for the hurdles perceived by [Read More…]

Advising Atheists (Loser Letters) 4

I read somewhere that someone said Mary Eberstadt’s book, a collection of satirical letters to the upper echelon of atheists about how not to argue if they want to get some more converts to atheism … I read somewhere that someone said this is not the way to convert. This is not the way to [Read More…]