For the past 8 weeks, we have been reflecting on writing disciplines for an academic who believes in Jesus. But for the next four weeks, let’s talk about why your writing is important. I want to speak first about obedience.
Book Review: God and Race in American Politics, by Mark A. Noll
Summary: This text explores the interwoven story of religion, race, and politics in American history, with a concluding theological reflection.
The Legacy of Kuyper
The sixth and concluding post in a series drawing from and interacting with Richard Mouw’s Abraham Kuyper: A Short and Personal Introduction (Eerdmans, 2011). Stay tuned for additional series by Dan Jesse applying Kuyper’s insights to our context in higher education. We must continue to move forward in the tradition put forth by Luther. The Reformation has a […]
Book Review: Incarnational Humanism
Christianity and humanism have often been portrayed as foes — Christianity being about God and the other-worldly and humanism being about the greatness of human beings. This weighty book explores why this is a false misconception and how the divide being Christianity and humanism has developed. Jens Zimmermann argues that the basis for Christian humanism […]
Book Review: Jesus Christ and the Life of the Mind (2)
Working in university ministry with grad students, I am often asked the question of just how this thing of integration of faith and learning is supposed to work. Mark Noll‘s Jesus Christ and the Life of the Mind (Eerdmans, 2011) is a landmark answer to this question. In one sense, his answer is the very simple, […]