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Christ and the Dragons 3

posted by Scot McKnight

James Emery White , in his new book ( Christ Among the Dragons: Finding Our Way Through Cultural Challenges), takes on big themes, and the 3d chp is about culture. The big question is his: What would the world look like if […]

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Perilous Times 2

posted by Scot McKnight

Robert Wuthnow’s newest book, Be Very Afraid: The Cultural Response to Terror, Pandemics, Environmental Devastation, Nuclear Annihilation, and Other Threats , provides for us an opportunity to have a pastoral response to peril. In the last fifty years, he argues […]

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On Changing Culture 10

posted by Scot McKnight

This book proposes a “new city commons” and it does on the basis of a singular text in Jeremiah. James Davison Hunter, in his new book, (To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late […]

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On Changing Culture 9

posted by Scot McKnight

This book is now getting to the nittty gritty of a genuine 4th Way proposal: James Davison Hunter, in his new book, (To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World ), makes […]

On Changing Culture 8

posted by Scot McKnight

This book is now getting to the nittty gritty of a genuine 4th Way proposal: James Davison Hunter, in his new book, (To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World ), makes […]

On Changing Culture 7

posted by Scot McKnight

This book is now getting to the nittty gritty of a genuine 4th Way proposal: James Davison Hunter, in his new book, (To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World ), sketches […]

On Changing Culture 5

posted by Scot McKnight

James Davison Hunter, in his new book, (To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World ), offers an interesting perspective on how Christians ought to participate in culture: After sketching the three […]

On Changing Culture 2

posted by Scot McKnight

James Davison Hunter, in his new book, and I predict perhaps one of the more influential studies of this decade (To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World ), examines the theme […]

8 Little Foxes that Spoil the Church’s Vines 2

posted by Scot McKnight

In their new book, Hidden Worldviews: Eight Cultural Stories That Shape Our Lives , Steve Wilkens and Mark Sanford examine little cultural scripts that write themselves all over our life — and they want us to see them for what […]

8 Little Foxes that Spoil the Church’s Vines 1

posted by Scot McKnight

Brand new book, and one you will want to read. Steve Wilkens and Mark Sanford examine eight cultural stories that shape our lives and they are eight stories that we don’t want shaping our lives, and they are eight little […]

Faith and the Future 1 (RJS)

posted by Jesus Creed Admin

Today I begin a series of posts looking at Harvey Cox’s new book The Future of Faith. We’ll see how long it goes – at least a couple of weeks. Cox is the Hollis Professor of Divinity emeritus at Harvard […]

iGens 2

posted by Scot McKnight

We are doing a series now on the fantastic book called Generation Me: Why Today’s Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled–and More Miserable Than Ever Before by Jean Twenge. Last Friday we posted some big image ideas from her book. […]

Andy Crouch’s Favorite Letter

posted by Scot McKnight

I recently read Andy Crouch’s new book, Culture-Making, a winding book on culture and how Christians can be cultivators of culture. Andy’s favorite letter is “C” — and he’s got more C’s in this book than any book I’ve seen. […]

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Our Common Prayerbook 30 - 3
Psalm 30 thanks God (vv. 1-3, 11-12) and exhorts others to thank God (vv. 4-5). Both emerge from the concrete reality of David's own experience. Here is what that experience looks like:Step one: David was set on high and was flourishing at the hand of God's bounty (v. 7a).Step two: David became too

posted 12:15:30pm Aug. 31, 2010 | read full post »

Theology After Darwin 1 (RJS)
One of the more important and more difficult pieces of the puzzle as we feel our way forward at the interface of science and faith is the theological implications of discoveries in modern science. A comment on my post Evolution in the Key of D: Deity or Deism noted: ...this reminds me of why I get a

posted 6:01:52am Aug. 31, 2010 | read full post »

Almost Christian 4
Who does well when it comes to passing on the faith to the youth? Studies show two groups do really well: conservative Protestants and Mormons; two groups that don't do well are mainline Protestants and Roman Catholics. Kenda Dean's new book is called Almost Christian: What the Faith of Ou

posted 12:01:53am Aug. 31, 2010 | read full post »

Let's Get Neanderthal!
The Cave Man Diet, or Paleo Diet, is getting attention. (Nothing is said about Culver's at all.) The big omission, I have to admit, is that those folks were hunters -- using spears or smacking some rabbit upside the conk or grabbing a fish or two with their hands ... but that's what makes this diet

posted 2:05:48pm Aug. 30, 2010 | read full post »

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