Mark A. Noll. Between Faith and Criticism: Evangelicals, Scholarship, and the Bible in America, 2nd ed. Vancouver: Regent College Publishing, 2004. xii + 271 pp. Author Information Mark Noll was born on July 18, 1946 in Iowa City. He received his B.A. in English from Wheaton College in 1969. From there, he went to theContinue reading “Review: Between Faith and Criticism”
Marsden, George M. The Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. The Author George Marsden (b. 1939) is a Christian historian, writing works on American and Evangelical history. He received his BA from Haverford College, his BD from Westminster Theological Seminary, and his MA and PhD from Yale. He taught atContinue reading “Review: The Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship”
So, as you might have guessed from the title, I love coffee! I also roast my own and enjoy a good pour over every morning. I usually order my green coffee from Sweet Maria’s because they have the most consistent quality in their beans. I do sell a little on the side, so let meContinue reading “Coffee Ordered!”
Here are my notes on the Kingdom of God in the Old Testament. Some are manuscripts others are just outlines. I hope that you’ll enjoy 🙂 lesson-2b-teacher-outline-1.docx lesson-3b-teacher-outline-1.docx lesson-5-teacher-outline-1.docx lesson-6b-teacher-outline-1.docx lesson-7b-teacher-outline-1.docx lesson-8-teacher-outline-1.docx lesson-3a-teacher-outline-1.docx lesson-2a-teacher-outline-2.docx lesson-4-teacher-outline-1.docx lesson-6a-teacher-outline-2.docx lesson-7a-teacher-outline-1.docx lesson-7c-teacher-outline-1.docx lesson-1-teacher-outline-1.docx
I found this on Facebook. Not sure who made it.
As many good quotes are, this quote is also falsely attributed to C. H. Spurgeon.
Köstenberger opens his book addressing young, Christian scholars entering the world of academia. Distraught over the bifurcation of scholarship from faith, he argues that the two can be united successfully by the Christian scholar. The Christian scholar, according to Köstenberger, should be both academically rigorous and committed to his Christian faith. Both objectives can beContinue reading “The Virtue of Courage in Köstenberger’s Book Excellence: The Character of God and the Pursuit of Scholarly Virtue”
For all the learning that we can achieve in the knowledge of God, it is not necessary for life. All that we need is a child’s faith, simple child’s faith that is merely content with trusting him. It is a heart dependent on his words without demanding that he explain it all to us. AndContinue reading “A Child’s Faith”
In the final chapter of Asking the Right Questions, Browne and Keeley (B&K) mention several road-blocks to critical thinking. Among others, they discuss how belief perseverance limits the ability of a person to pursue critical thinking. Belief perseverance is the “tendency for personal beliefs to persevere” despite evidence to the contrary (171). These beliefs areContinue reading “The Christian in Critical Thought: A Reflective Essay on Browne and Keeley and Belief Perseverance”
I’ve recently been thinking about the relationship between my studies as an academic and my relationship with God. How do I love God and pursue academics at the same time? The academy is stone cold. Books of unknown age line the walls filled with tedious sophistry. The bearded scholar sits in his 1800s garb engrossedContinue reading “Devotion through Academics”