Category Archives: Television

Church Write-Up: Teamwork, with Some Downton Abbey and Vanhoozer Thrown into the Mix!

At church last Sunday, the pastor was preaching about being on a team.  It was “Jersey Sunday,” so many people in church, including the pastor himself, were wearing jerseys of their favorite sports team. The pastor talked about how none … Continue reading

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The Struggling Jesus and Word of Faith Christology

A couple of comments about Christology stood out to me recently.  This post is not entirely about the debate in the theology-blogosphere about whether God the Son is eternally subordinate to God the Father, in a functional sense.  But it … Continue reading

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Scattered Ramblings on Contentment and Hope

A few weeks ago, I watched the 1955 movie, A Man Called Peter, which was about Peter Marshall, a preacher and Senate chaplain.  I did not know much about Peter Marshall himself, but I enjoyed his wife Catherine’s book, Christy, … Continue reading

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Reading Vanhoozer in Light of Ancient Aliens

I reviewed Kevin Vanhoozer’s Pictures at a Theological Exhibition a few days ago.  I forgot to include an item in that review that I was planning to include.  Maybe that’s for the best, as you will see below. Basically, the … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Where Hope Prevails

Janette Oke and Laurel Oke Logan.  Where Hope Prevails.  Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers, 2016.  See here to buy the book. Where Hope Prevails is the third book of the “Return to the Canadian West” series.  The series is about a … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Amish Society

John A. Hostetler.  Amish Society: Revised Edition.  Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1963, 1968, 1971. I bought this book a while back at the Goodwill.  It looked to me like an informative, detailed, and judicious discussion about the … Continue reading

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Not All Together: The Exodus, Prophets, and Kings

This will be somewhat of a rambling post, but not horribly rambling.  I will start out with what Philo says about the Exodus in Special Laws II:217-219.  Then, I will interact with a fictional book that I recently read about … Continue reading

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