Brendan, Frederick Buechner (New York, NY: Harper Collins, 1987, 2000).

Book Review: Brendan: A Novel, by Frederick Buechner

Summary: This is a fictional account of the life of St. Brendan, often known as the Navigator. Buechner traces his life from being taking by St. Erc at one through his early years, the establishment of his leadership in founding Clonfert and in making kings, and most of all his marathon journeys, one lasting seven years.Read more…

The Courage to be Protestant: Truth-lovers, Marketers, and Emergents in the Postmodern World. David F. Wells (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2008).

Book Response: The Courage to Be Protestant, by David F. Wells

Overall I appreciate that instead of attempting to summarize and update fifteen years of intense writing (including five Eerdmans publications); Wells delivered the essence of his work. But I wished from the beginning that he included a limited number of footnotes and/or recommendations for further reading beyond references to his previous titles.Read more…

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Pray for ESN Team Meetings This Week

ESN has grown dramatically as a community since I began working for InterVarsity two years ago, and it’s so exciting to see new connections flourishing. Like Paul, I find myself thanking God as I remember you all, ESN’s faithful readers and supporters. . . . Pray for us as we meet this week to continue to respond to God’s call to come alongside and partner with Emerging Scholars.Read more…