Links to share…a mediocre life, idolatry of biblical womanhood, book publishing, book giveaways

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I often share links for my own future reference, but figure an article might interest one of my blog readers too.

** Certain types of Christianity are all about having “the best life now.” Or we can be challenged to do “great things” for God in this world. I see more problems with the former, than the later. But what if all this striving to do big things leads to the neglect of the little things in life? Focused on grand things, we miss the small needs right around us. I recently had a blog post entitled: “Keep plugging away. God is at work in the small.” You can find it, if you want. But I wanted to direct you to another article: What if all I want is a mediocre life?

** I recently shared this statement on twitter: “I don’t want to be like the Proverbs 31 woman. Rather…

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About jamesbradfordpate

My name is James Pate. I study the History of Biblical Interpretation at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio, as part of its Ph.D. program. I have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting.
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