Writings

Theology, opinion, fiction, and the occasional limerick.

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Reading List for October, 2019: Alienated America, the Gospels, Greece and Rome, and more…

A week of bed-rest made time for some serious reading this month. Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Secret...

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First-Century Theological Twitter: A Parable

Roman Province of Israel, ca 30 AD The Twitter-sphere erupted in outrage yesterday due to inflammatory remarks made by a...

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Reading List for September, 2019: Mistborn, Templars, Old Testament History, and more…

Here are the books I read in September. White Sand, Volume 1 (Graphic Novel) by Brandon Sanderson I took a...

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Reading List for August, 2019: Dead Sea Scrolls (and that’s pretty much it)

This month was incredibly busy, so my reading took a hit. Nevertheless, I managed to finish one really good title....

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Reading List for July, 2019: Biblical Archaeology, the Africa Campaign, the History of English, and more…

Here’s what I read in July. Not as long a list this time, but some really substantial material. The Lives...

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Best of “The Gram”: Big Bug, Medium Snake, Unorthodox Transportation and more…

Here are some of the posts you may have missed if you don’t follow us on Instagram: View this post...

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Netflix and Dilma, or, It’s Only Democracy When Our Side Wins

The first I heard of the Netflix documentary The Edge of Democracy (Democracia em Vertigem in Portuguese, trailer here) was...

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Reading List for June, 2019

The Story Luke Tells: Luke’s Unique Witness to the Gospel by Justo Gonzalez Church historian Justo Gonzalez looks at Luke’s...

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Pluralism, Secularism, and Christianity: Responding to Peter Berger

In the course of a recent online discussion on the merits of a pluralistic society, particularly where Christianity is concerned,...

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Books of the Month for May, 2019

I am reviving the book reviews I used to do here, with a little change in the format. In stead...

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