Category Archives: Books

Inferno Readings

Dan Brown’s fictional thriller Inferno uses Dante’s Inferno from the Divine Comedy as the basis for the main puzzle in the book. If you have read any of Brown’s books in the Robert Langdon series (Angels & Demons, the infamous … Continue reading

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Lately – April 2013

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I thought I might provide a quick note about some of my studies lately. Sermons I am continuing to preach on a regular basis. When it comes to sermon topic selection, my normal practice lately has been to preach on … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games

Tis the political season. What better time for a political and societal critique? I just finished my second viewing of The Hunger Games. The first time I saw it in the theater, and this time I watched it at home. … Continue reading

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Summary of Illusions of Innocence

I just finished Illusions of Innocence: Protestant Primitivism in America, 1630-1875, by Richard T. Hughes and C. Leonard Allen. The book has been an interesting and challenging read, taking me into the world of the primitive impulse in the early … Continue reading

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Brueggemann’s OT Theology

As I have neared the end of my graduate program, my particular interests have begun to take shape, and this has provided me with a little more specific direction for my future studies. My interests are probably still broad and … Continue reading

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Get Out There and Vote!

It’s that time. You will not be heard unless you vote. The options are clearly establish, and the stakes are high. That’s right, you have an opportunity to help me win the Book Spine Poetry contest by voting for The … Continue reading

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Book Spine Poetry

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The Eerdmans blog at EerdWord is having a poetry contest. The goal is to create a poem out of the spines of books. Since I have a few books, the project looked like fun, so I put a couple of … Continue reading

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