Monday, May 25, 2015

Being Mortal by Atul Gawande



Interesting. Well worth reading.

Proclaiming the Gospel by Whitney Shiner



Fascinating, unique, and important.


Sunday, May 24, 2015

Simply Jesus by N. T. Wright



I liked this. I haven't read much Wright before; I was under the impression that he was more conservative and I suppose he is compared to, say, John Dominic Crossan, but he's not that conservative.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Between Author and Audience in Mark ed. by Elizabeth Struthers Malbon



As is usually the case with essay collections, this one was uneven. But Ruge-Jones on the narrator as omnipresent instead of omniscient was particularly interesting.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry



I listened to this with the boys. I thought it was excellent.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The New Way Things Work by David Macaulay



I read this to the boys. This is a really fun book (especially the mammoths!), but a little dated.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Mark's Jesus: Characterization as Narrative Christology by Elizabeth Struthers Malbon



I'm a big fan of narrative approaches to Mark, so of course I liked this.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

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