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Meanwhile, back at the ranch… (December 31, 2019 ed.)

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

…or, The Past Fortnight in the Theoblogosphere.

It’s been about four months since the last link post, but New Year’s Eve felt like a good time to do another.

It was a very busy Fall, professionally speaking. The highlight of it was getting to travel to Hannover, Germany to deliver a public lecture as part of a Ringvorlesung on Karl Barth and politics (click here to see the brochure) at the invitation of Marco Hofheinz and the Leibniz Universität Hannover Institute of Theology.

So that was a great opportunity and experience, and writing the lecture absorbed a great deal of time and energy.

In the meantime, an article that I’ve been working on for a long time made it into print: “Theory and Praxis in Theology ‘after’ Karl Barth: Eberhard Jüngel and Helmut Gollwitzer on Socialism and Solidarity,” International Journal of Public Theology 13 (2019): 432–48. I gave a version of this paper at AAR a few years back, and I’m glad to have it …

My Top 5 Books of 2019

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I read a lot of books in 2019. Here are my top 5.


Featured Books: 

-Balmer, Evangelicalism in America
-Heschel, The Insecurity of Freedom: Essays on Human Existence
-Hunsinger, Karl Barth and Radical Politics, 2nd edition
-Marable, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention
-Weinberg & Bealer, The World of Caffeine: The Science and Culture of the World's Most Popular Drug





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