Daily Archives: September 17, 2015

“How the Bible Became Holy” by Michael L. Satlow

Originally posted on The Biblical Review:
Michael L. Satlow. How the Bible Became Holy. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2014, 368 pp., $25 (softcover). *I’d like to express my gratitude to Yale University Press for providing me with a…

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What Should the Christian Do With Wicked Desires and Thoughts?

Originally posted on theology like a child:
The renovation God effects in us… See the paper with this diagram here. On my heart imprint your image, Blessed Jesus, king of grace, That life’s riches, cares, and pleasures Never may your…

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Old and New Perspectives on Paul’s Conversion

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
Like the discussion of Paul’s conversion, the New Perspective on Paul has had quite a bit to say here.  Typically Paul has been viewed as struggling to keep the Law, perhaps in despair over his…

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Fishbane-prayer and study

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
Micheal Fishbane in his Sacred Attunement writes about theology as integral to Jewish life and piety. Prayer and study are central to Jewish life and are acts of theology. Prayer begins with the human body and…

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Book Write-Up: The Story of Monasticism, by Greg Peters

Greg Peters. The Story of Monasticism: Retrieving an Ancient Tradition for Contemporary Spirituality. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2015. See here to purchase the book. Greg Peters is a Benedictine oblate, an Anglican pastor, and an academic who teaches medieval and … Continue reading

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