“We are all heroes of our own stories”: interview with Brandon Withrow on academic freedom in evangelicalism

Today’s post is an interview with Brandon Withrow, who teaches religious studies at the University of Findlay, about his latest book Consider No Evil: Two Faith Traditions and the Problem of Academic Freedom in Religious Higher Education (co-authored with Menachem Wecker). Withrow and Wecker examine seminaries affiliated with two faith traditions–Christian and Jewish–and explore the challenges, as well as prospective solutions, confronting [Read More...]

Let There Be Violence? (evangelicalism and the dark side of the Bible)

Over at OnFaith, Brandon Withrow has published an article on the growing rift emerging among evangelicals on how to handle the biblical depictions of God as violent. I was interviewed for the piece, along with several others. Early in the article, Withrow observes: Many Christians today are critical of the violence they see in other [Read More...]

Interview with Yours Truly at The Discarded Image

Blogger, professor, and church historian Brandon Withrow just posted an interview with me at his site The Discarded Image. In that interview I make several rash, unguarded, and embarrassing comments that you will probably want to take note of. All kidding aside (I was kidding, right?), Brandon’s website is thoughtful and a good read. I [Read More...]

Guest Post: Jonathan Edwards, The Holy Spirit, and Evolution: Part 2

Today’s post is the second of two (see part one here) written by Brandon G. Withrow, Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity and Religious Studies at Winebrenner Theological Seminary (Findlay, OH). He is most recently the author of Becoming Divine: Jonathan Edwards’s Incarnational Theology within the Christian Tradition (Cascade, 2011). He blogs at The [Read More...]

Guest Post: Jonathan Edwards, The Holy Spirit, and Evolution: Part 1

Today’s guest post is written by Brandon G. Withrow, Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity and Religious Studies at Winebrenner Theological Seminary (Findlay, OH). He is most recently the author of Becoming Divine: Jonathan Edwards’s Incarnational Theology within the Christian Tradition (Cascade, 2011). He blogs at The Discarded Image (discardedimage.com) and his author blog, BrandonWithrow.com. [Read More...]


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