At church on Sunday, a friend leaned over and asked me what Bible I was using. It happened to be the ESV Study Bible; she asked because of the many (and long) footnotes, margin references, etc., but this is only one of the Bibles that I use on a regular basis. In my experience, academic […]
Our wisdom, in so far as it ought to be deemed true and solid Wisdom, consists almost entirely of two parts: the knowledge of God and of ourselves. — John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion, Book 1, Chapter 1, Section 1, Paragraph 1 I’ve been wrestling with some personal decisions lately, so I decided […]
“Confession” isn’t the right word for what I’m about to write, because I’m not sure sin is involved and I doubt that real confession involves broadcasting to anonymous hordes, so I’ll call this an “admission” instead: I fear my own death. I’ve struggled with this fear off and on for about five years — basically, […]
Interview of Bobby Gross, VP InterVarsity Graduate and Faculty Ministries about his book: Living the Christian Year: Time to Inhabit the Story of God.
When Tom Grosh and I launched the Emerging Scholars Blog last August, we had some ideas about what we wanted to write about, but very few ideas about what others would want to read or discuss. After 9 months and over 150 posts, we have a much better idea about what topics resonate with the […]