Archives for November 2010

David Opderbeck Disagrees

I posted this morning on the evangelical coalition and how I hope it can be preserved. Dopderbeck, our friend and regular presence on this blog, disagrees and writes this: Is The Fundamentalist-Modernist Controversy Over? We’ve had lots of discussion in recent weeks about “big tent evangelicalism.”  Many commenters desire to preserve the “evangelical coalition” represented by [Read More…]

The New NIV 2011

The New NIV 2011, an updated version that both succeeds the old NIV and replaces the TNIV, is now available here. I’m reading it now. [Read more…]

Evangelicalism, One More Time 1

Evangelicalism is up for grabs. The evangelical coalition of the 1950s-1990s is behind us, the fissures in the movement are everywhere apparent, and the future of evangelicalism … well, I’m not a prophet. I don’t know what will happen, but I do have a sense of where we are and where we were, and it [Read More…]

A Suggestion for one Sunday

Some of you are old enough to have grown up on the King James Version, and perhaps you even remember that it says somewhere that “I wot not what hath become of this Moses” or something like that. I grew up on the KJV and only gradually learned that Jesus himself (God too!) neither spoke [Read More…]