Monday, February 8, 2016

7 New Theology Books You Should Read This Year


Book Review
An Ambassador to the 'Spiritual but Not Religious'
Why David Dark thinks it's a mistake to reject the R-word.
C. Christopher Smith
In the first half of the 17th century, Rene Descartes put forth a new method of philosophy, inaugurating what would come to be called the modern age. His philosophy was driven largely by skepticism about the reigning religious and philosophical traditions of his day, and his method was geared toward weakening their influence. Over the last four centuries, Decartes's work has become deeply embedded in Western culture. As a result, we are increasingly alienated from the places, stories, and traditions through which our ancestors made sense of the world. ... continue reading >>


Gleanings
Wheaton College, Larycia Hawkins to 'Part Ways'
Provost says he asked the tenured professor for forgiveness, withdrew termination process.
 
Her.meneutics
Bring Back Blind Dating
Online matches put the pressure on us, while setups offer a sense of community support.
 
Gleanings
What to Give Up for Lent 2016? Consider Twitter's Top Ideas
Charting how Lenten abstinence has changed over time.
 
Pride, Prejudice, Zombies, and Straw Men
It's not a satire. It's not a comedy. It's not anything, really.
 
The Exchange
Nominal Nation—The Shift Away From Self-Identified Christianity
The decline of nominal Christianity is an opportunity for the gospel
 
The Exchange
Sunday Journeys: Millcreek Community Church and Starting New Things
Starting new things leads to celebration later.
 
The Exchange
Saturday Is For Seminars: Moody Church, Journey Church (STL), and Mission America (Long Beach)
Chicago, Saint Louis, and Long Beach, here we come!
 
7 New Theology Books You Should Read This Year
A list to help you grow intellectually and spiritually.

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