Scot McKnight announced on his blog today that he is leaving North Park University. He promises to make an announcement tomorrow regarding his plans… I’m guessing Duke, since they collect brilliant scholars like baseball cards… What’s your guess?
McKnight is a fair minded scholar who has effectively critiqued neo-reformed folks (he calls them neo-puritan), and offered his own vision of theology, the bible, the kingdom of God, and the mission of God that has avoided the pitfalls of liberalism. I respect his writing a great deal. They have been an incredible help to me in my ministry & in my writing. I hope that he lands someplace wonderful & keeps cranking out great stuff! Luther Seminary maybe? Although it could be Emory or Vandy… I’m just throwing out top tier schools… Notre Dame? Princeton? Yale? The suspense is killing me.
My two favorite McKnight books are: