Archives for Apr 29, 2010 @ 15:49

Ireland in June

Kris and I will be in Ireland — both Dublin and Belfast — this June. I’ll be speaking at Irish Bible Institute in Dublin and doing their 2010 Summer Institute. Here’s the official brochure. [Read more…]

Our Common Prayerbook 9-10: 2

Psalms 9–10, which we are examining together, weave in and out of personal request and reflection on God’s faithful, if at God’s own timing, ways in this world.  Seemingly out of the blue the psalmist, in 9:13 to a request: David has committed himself to praising God; he has pondered the faithful ways of God; [Read More…]

The Challenge of Adam 9 (RJS)

Today I wrap up this series on David N. Livingstone’s book, Adam’s Ancestors: Race, Religion, and the Politics of Human Origins. In Chapter 9, Dimensions: concluding reflections, Livingstone ties together several themes running through his book. For our purposes today I would like to consider one of these – concordism and the role of concordism [Read More…]

On Changing Culture 8

This book is now getting to the nittty gritty of a genuine 4th Way proposal: James Davison Hunter, in his new book, (To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World ), makes a proposal that is a 4th Way: It’s about faithful presence. Each of the other [Read More…]