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Onward Christian Strangers – By Omri Elisha

Onward Christian Strangers – By Omri Elisha

Omri Elisha April 23, 2016 0

Omri Elisha on Anna Strhan’s Aliens and Strangers? Nearly a generation has passed since a time when anyone would be surprised to learn that reports of the death of God were greatly exaggerated. The

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Modernity and Mineness – By Andrew Dole

Modernity and Mineness – By Andrew Dole

Andrew Dole April 11, 2016 0

Andrew Dole on Kevin Hector’s Theological Project of Modernism My life revolves around a variety of projects. Some are mostly under my control: there are books I want to write, home improvements in which

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Bishops, Presbyters and Other Elusive Offices in the Early Church – By Dan Batovici

Bishops, Presbyters and Other Elusive Offices in the Early Church – By Dan Batovici

Dan Batovici April 11, 2016 2

Dan Batovici on Alistair C. Stewart’s The Original Bishops Our understanding of how the earliest Christian churches were organized is built on precious little evidence. Found mainly in writings later gathered in the New

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An Ordinary Saint – By Elizabeth Clark

An Ordinary Saint – By Elizabeth Clark

Elizabeth Clark March 28, 2016 0

Elizabeth Clark on Gillian Clark’s Monica Gillian Clark’s exemplary book, Monica: An Ordinary Saint, is aptly subtitled. Monica, mother of the North African bishop Augustine, who lived in the late fourth and early fifth

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Conversations in Black: Sylvester A. Johnson

Conversations in Black: Sylvester A. Johnson

Monica Miller & Christopher Driscoll March 8, 2016 0

Monica Miller and Christopher Driscoll talk with Sylvester A. Johnson Dr. Sylvester A. Johnson is Associate Professor of African American Studies and Religious Studies in the Department of African American Studies at Northwestern University.

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MRBlog | Donald Trump, Pope Francis, and the Death of Nuance

MRBlog | Donald Trump, Pope Francis, and the Death of Nuance

Thomas J. Whitley February 18, 2016 0

By Thomas J. Whitley Pope Francis made waves on his plane today when he said that Donald Trump is not Christian. Well, that’s not exactly what he said, but why let facts, nuance, and close

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When Christians Became Iranian – By Kyle Smith

When Christians Became Iranian – By Kyle Smith

Kyle Smith February 13, 2016 0

Kyle Smith on Richard Payne’s A State of Mixture The story typically told about the Christians of the Sasanian Persian Empire is not a pleasant one. It goes like this: in the anxious lulls

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Scripture in the Age of Non-mechanical Reproduction – By Mira Balberg

Scripture in the Age of Non-mechanical Reproduction – By Mira Balberg

Mira Balberg February 13, 2016 0

Mira Balberg on Robert Gregg’s Shared Stories, Rival Tellings In 1996, when DreamWorks Pictures decided to produce an animated musical about the life of Moses and the exodus out of Egypt, they invited to

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Charisma and the Place of the Prophet in Our Times – By Girish Daswani

Charisma and the Place of the Prophet in Our Times – By Girish Daswani

Girish Daswani February 1, 2016 0

Girish Daswani on Ruy Llera Blanes’ A Prophetic Trajectory In 2013, T.B. Joshua, the controversial Nigerian prophet and founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, visited the Ghanaian branch of his church in

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First Impressions #65: Joseph Loconte on Tolkien, Lewis, and the Great War

First Impressions #65: Joseph Loconte on Tolkien, Lewis, and the Great War

David M. Krueger December 29, 2015 0

The writings of J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis are best understood as responding to the cataclysm of the First World War. Dave Krueger speaks with Joseph Loconte about his new book, A Hobbit, A

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