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A Letter from a Student

posted by Scot McKnight

This letter, printed here with permission, is from one of my students who is wondering about going into a ministry … and she’s a young woman… which can complicate matters.  Dear Scot, Recently, I’ve really been wondering what I will […]

Synergy Conference 2010: Orlando in March

posted by Scot McKnight

We are honored to have been invited to speak at the 2010 Synergy Conference in Orlando Florida. The conference will be March 5-7, and will begin our Spring Break … and I can’t think of a better way to begin […]

Women and Religion

posted by Scot McKnight

From Nicholas Kristof, who increasingly uses his pen to speak about injustices: Religions derive their power and popularity in part from the ethical compass they offer. So why do so many faiths help perpetuate something that most of us regard […]

Women in Earliest Christianity: Cohick and Payne

posted by Scot McKnight

Lynn Cohick’s new book, Women in the World of the Earliest Christians: Illuminating Ancient Ways of Life , will become the standard for all study of the social location of women in the earliest Christian churches. This is an exceptional […]

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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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