- Teaching religion: my students are trying to run my course: Academic rigour, research-inspired teaching and independent, critical thinking are the hallmarks of today’s university culture. And yet many of us have found ourselves diluting or softening the topics of our modules, and the intellectual and critical content of our lectures, for fear of poor student feedback (which is carefully monitored by the university). And to take account of the personal preferences of our evangelical students. (The Guardian)
- Considering seminary? Get ready for the unexpected: There are things I wasn’t taught in seminary. But there was plenty I did learn — some of them unexpected. (ABP News)
- Children and parents ‘unaware of Bible stories’: Widespread ignorance exists among children and parents about the contents of the Bible, research has suggested. (BBC News)
- But There Is a Problem….: In scripture, there is a richness of response to evil and suffering, of which the assertion of divine sovereignty is simply one part. (Carl Trueman)
- Kindle Deal: The Story of Christianity: Volume 1 by Justo L. Gonzalez. $3.99.
Just for Fun
- 32 Things You Always Believed That Simply Aren’t True. I have to say to penguins everywhere, you disappoint me.