Bruxy Cavey joins Paul on the podcast to talk about his newest book, Reunion: The Good News of...
Acronyms—love ’em or hate ’em. They may be cheesy, but they work. They can summarize complex concepts and make them easy to remember and repeat. In the realm of Christian theology, perhaps no other acronym is as well known as the infamous TULIP, which aims to describe the “five points of Calvinism.”[Read More...]
Having just returned from Savannah, I am taking life at a slower pace. One visit from the trip stands out: Flannery O’Connor’s childhood home. I met one of my favorite authors again for the first time. Here, she is! She taught her chickens how to walk backward and became news reel famous in her youth. […]
In this second “Review of the Reviews” of Crucifixion of the Warrior God, I will discuss the three-part review of Derek Flood. In part 1 Derek provides a nice overview of the Introduction through chapter 2. He correctly notes that Greg’s goal in writing the book is to show how it is possible to affirm the inspiration of all of Scripture…including these violent portraits, while at the same time recognizing that they are, at face value, at odds with and opposed to the revelation of God in Christ. [...] The post Reviewing the Reviews: Derek Flood appeared first on Greg Boyd - ReKnew.
Another Way for week of April 29, 2017 What is Middle-aged? What is Old? I remember going to the 40th reunion of my high school class where I attended my first three years of high school. I took a look around at the gray hair and wrinkles and tried to see in their faces my […]
“I don’t believe in God, but I miss Him.” When Julian Barnes, the man booker prize-winning British novelist, penned the above quote, he echoed something within much of the heartbeat of modern secular society. It seems in all of our “liberation” of the absurdity in religion, we still yearn for the divine order to be true. [...]
On a weekend off, there’s nothing better than a good book, and this weekend, I immersed myself in Redeeming Ruth by Meadow Rue Merrill (Hendrickson, 2017). As she says in her book trailer below, Redeeming Ruth is an adoption story. [...] Read More ›
Everbloom: Stories of Deeply Rooted and Transformed Lives officially releases today! I’m happy to take part along with other members of the Redbud Writers Guild and publisher Paraclete Press. Stories form the core of Everbloom— stories of being deeply rooted in faith... Read More ›
Last year, I joined the Redbud Writers Guild, which envisions “a vibrant and diverse movement of Christian women who create in community and who influence culture and faith.” So far I’ve only met one Redbud in person, so for me the... Read More ›
Part 3: Katharine Graham and the Pentagon Papers, Watergate, and the Pressmen’s Strike Note: (Part 3 in a 3-part series on Katharine’s Graham’s memoir, Personal History. Find Part 1 here and 2 here. Page numbers refer to the Vintage Books paperback edition of 1998, not the original hardcover from Knopf.) President Kennedy’s tragic assassination occurs about halfway through […]
I’m Giving Away a Stack of 7 Books! (R. Foster, B. MacHaffie, B. McLaren, R. Sider, J. Yoder, et al.)
I have a problem. I like used-book and thrift stores too much. I can’t help but grab stacks of books I think sound interesting. The problem is that I end up getting duplicates of titles I forgot I already had. [Read More...]