Meanwhile, back at the ranch…
…or, Something to keep you busy over the weekend…
…or, The Past Fortnight in the Theoblogosphere.
Well, it has been well over a month since the last link post and DET has been on extended summer hiatus since then. We did break hiatus twice. The first time was to bring you a timely sermon from contributing author Henry Coates. It is well worth your time if you haven’t read it yet: "Christians are people who say, 'Black lives matter'": A sermon on Jonah 1.
The second time we broke hiatus was to announce my participation in a webinar with the folks at Homebrewed Christianity: Why Go Barthian? Upcoming Webinar with Travis McMaken and Tripp Fuller. I had a lot of fun doing it, and you can watch the video on Youtube (and I’ve embedded it below). The interview will also go out on the Homebrewed Christianity podcast eventually.
Speaking of Youtube, I now have a channel! There isn’t much up there yet: a brief video tribute I did to Heiko Oberman, and a playlist linking to two videos with me on other channels. But I plan to add to it from time to time, and I hope to get some other DET folks in on it. So subscribe and stay tuned for more.
Finally, I've got some new stuff up on my Academia.edu profile: Review of Ashley Cocksworth's Karl Barth on Prayer, A Brief Introduction to Calvin and his Institutes, and the text of my commencement address from back in May, "Keep Faith Also With Us."
Speaking of other DET folks, if you check out the contributors page you will notice some changes. First, Scott Jackson has been promoted from “senior contributing author” to “associate editor.” Over the years that Scott has been a part of DET, he has increasingly helped me to shoulder editorial responsibilities: editing guest posts, brainstorming about which direction we should go in terms of content and identity, recruiting, etc. And I wanted to recognize his role in these regards. So, three cheers for Scott’s promotion!
Speaking of Scott: during the hiatus he published an article with The Other Journal that you will want to read: ”The Two Deaths of Joe Paterno: Stringfellow on the Principality of Image and the Life of a Football Icon”.
Also, we have two new contributing authors that I’m very excited about: Alex DeMarco, and J. T. Young. You can read a little about them on the contributors page, and you can expect posts introducing them in the near future.
Also, DET celebrated its 10th birthday back at the end of July.
Whew! Even though DET has been on hiatus, we’ve been busy behind the scenes, and I’m excited for what the next year will bring. Posting will resume on Monday. Until then, here’s some fresh, hot links to keep you busy over the weekend!
- Widow Priests: a sermon on Acts 9
- Charity and Judgment: Or, How to Read Sinful Theologians
- The Theology of Donald Trump
- 10 Rules of Writing
- What I Wish Men Knew About That Creepy Guy At Starbucks
- Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed (The Real Reason For The Forty-Hour Workweek)
- Book review of “Karl Barth and the Future of Evangelical Theology”
- Subordination and #Altonsterling
- In You I Take Refuge: The political vision of the Psalms
- The Heart of the Matter for Eternal Subordination
- The Neoliberal Order Is Now Caught In Headlights, And It’s Time For The “Knowledge Classes” To Get Clued-In (Carl Raschke)
- The Pactum Salutis, Divine Agreement, And Karl Barth
- The New Testament Books Luther Liked (and the Ones He Didn’t Like)
- Book Preview – Understanding The Rhetorical Forms of the Culture Wars (Cathleen Kaveny)
- How white people should think about Black Lives Matter after Dallas
- Students Are the Raw Material: Capital doesn’t want to destroy public higher education. It wants to actively shape it — and students — to its needs.
- Is American Willing to be Freed from its Demons?
- Religion in a post-Secular post-Christian Britain
- America, Dystopia
- In First for Sitting President, Obama Publishes a Scholarly Article
- Improving your academic writing: My top 10 tips
- Donald Trump’s Ghostwriter Tells All
- Words to the church in our present national crisis
- The Art of Law and Gospel in Back-to-School
- Hillary Clinton’s history of faith is long and rich. This week, she should talk about it.
- Excerpts from Philosopher’s Breakup Letters Throughout History
- Think really, really hard before voting for a 3rd party candidate. Really.
- Book review of John Flett’s “Rethinking Apostolicity”
- History tells us what may happen next with Brexit & Trump
- Donald Trump: Make Church Authoritarian Again
- Using the F Word in Theology
- The Democratic convention's most surprising argument: Christianity is a liberal religion
- Islamic State v. Evangelical State: Same Hatred, Different Labels
- Pope defends Muslims: ‘Islam is not terrorism’
- Why Do So Many Graduate Students Quit?
- Muslims Attend Catholic Mass Across France In Powerful Show Of Unity
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