Meanwhile, back at the ranch…

…or, Something to keep you busy over the weekend…

…or, The Past Fortnight in the Theoblogosphere.

Well, not even a fortnight this time. Only ten days have passed since the last of these link roundup posts, and I’m still working off my backlog. So without further ado…

  • To begin, we celebrated Karl Barth’s birthday here at DET (for the first time, I believe, although don’t hold me to that!) the other day with, among other things, a picture of a very special cake.
  • Remember a month or so ago? That Holy Week think? Well, on Holy Thursday il papa gave a speech chastising a group of priests who have been agitating for opening the priesthood to women and removing the requirement of clerical celibacy. Against such dangerous free-thinkers, Benedict recommended the “radicalism of obedience.” Here is an article about it. In a delicious line, the article’s author notes that this phrase “perfectly captures the essence of the theologian pope’s thought.”
  • Kim Fabricius showed up the next day with a Good Friday sermon over at Faith&Theology that deals with the Amish and how they tend to respond when violence is perpetrated against them.
  • Millinerd is all about what he describes as a post-secular turn to the religious. Somehow it only makes me think of this and its aftermath. Personally, I could go for some true, hard-core, self-conscious, and principled secularism. It would probably do current Western culture some good, rather than undertaking yet another rendition of the Feuerbachian two-step. Haven’t we already played that tune?
  • Speaking of the death of God (See what I did there? Pretty cool, eh?), Darren Sumner from over at Out of Bounds offered a Good Friday reflection on what the cross means for impassibility.
  • There are interesting things afoot over at Per Caritatem, where proprietor Cynthia Nielsen has added a blogging colleague, Dr. Kristina Zolatova.
  • Longtime friend of the blog, Jason Ingalls, returns with the fourth installment of his multi-part series on the Anglican baptismal covenant.
  • And last (for today) but not least, the folks over at For Christ and His Kingdom, a blog run by some folks out of Wheaton College’s graduate school, check out this post on Phil Ziegler’s reflections on Dietrich Bonhoeffer as a theologian of the Word of God.

There you have it. My link buffer is diminished, but by no means empty. So expect another link round-up in the near future. What is more, the academic year is in its death throes, so an uptick in DET productivity should be immanent.

==================================

Comments

Popular Posts

Abortion, Authoritarian Self-Deception, Evangelicals, and Trump: a collected Twitter essay from Christopher Stroop

Reversing Theology—A Personal Reply to Torres and Roberts, by David Congdon

Marilynne Robinson on Theology

How to Understand Schleiermacher's Theology—A guest post by Daniel Pedersen

Ents, Hobbits, and Salvation in the Shadow of Charlottesville: David Roberts on "The God Who Saves"