- Koinonia lists its readers favorite blogs. Congratulations to Nick for getting a lot of love in the list.
- The annual Barth conference is underway at Princeton. Halden has posted on it here along with an excerpt from Nate Kerr’s paper.
- Peter Enns has finished his series on reading Genesis 1-2 in light of other creation stories.
- James Smith gives a few thoughts on David Kelsey’s Eccentric Existence from a forthcoming review article that he’s doing. From these excerpts, I think it would be quite an understatement to say that he likes the book.
- Ben Myers comments on his experience reading Bonhoeffer over the last couple of years, along with some brief thoughts on three new books.
- And, here’s a BBC story about the discovery of an ancient Egyptian city that they think might have been the Hyksos capital. (HT Evangel)
– Why is there no UK team in the World Cup? Why do the various “provinces” enter as nations?
– North Carolina man claims to have seen Sasquatch. I wonder what I should do to get on the news?
– Learn how to be a good thinker.
– Philip Sumpter explores Brevard Childs’ principles of exegesis.
– More Karl Barth: This time on writing theology.
– Halden is rereading Bonhoeffer’s Life Together and has shared some thoughts.
For your Saturday reading pleasure:
- Englewood Review has a two-part review of Radical Ecumenicity: Pursuing Unity and Continuity after John Howard Yoder edited by John Nuget (part 1 here and part 2 here).
- Here is a series of video interviews with Orthodox theologian David Bentley Hart.
- For you Bonhoeffer fans, Euangelion has a review of Bonhoeffer: A Guide for the Perplexed.
- If you’re having a hard time getting up early enough to read this blog (or your Bible), Lifehacker offers the Top 10 Ways to Upgrade Your Morning Routine.