Daily Gleanings: New Books (18 June 2019)

Colin Whiting has a new volume out with SBL Press, Documents from the Luciferians: In Defense of the Nicene Creed: This volume includes English translations of several documents written by the Luciferians, a group of fourth-century Christians whose name derives from the bishop Lucifer of Cagliari, that highlight connections between developments in Christian theology and […]

Daily Gleanings: Articles (5 June 2019)

Benjamin Giffone has an interesting article in the most recent issue of the European Journal of Theology, entitled “Technologising of Word and Sacrament: Deuteronomy 14:24–26 and Intermediation in Worship.” According to the abstract, This paper explores the effects of introducing intermediating technologies into worship, through the lens of media ecology. Just like ‘writing is a […]

Daily Gleanings (18 April 2019)

From Michael Hyatt on Twitter: “If at first you don’t succeed, you’re normal.” Difficulty making progress (e.g., toward an advanced degree) might not mean you need to go another way so much as it might be a call for grit and creativity in finding new ways to continue taking steps forward. Richard Middleton discusses the […]

Moltmann and Ricoeur in Dialog

At the Logos Academic Blog, Stephen Chan has a substantive essay on interaction between Jürgen Moltmann and Paul Ricoeur that focuses on the centrality of hope to Christian eschatology. In part, Chan suggests: If symbols do give rise to thought … , then the symbolic language of biblical apocalyptic literature is irreducible and too important […]

Didaktikos 1

Faithlife has launched a new journal specifically for faculty, Didaktikos, which focuses on issues related to theological education. The primary editor is Douglas Estes, and the editorial board includes Karen Jobes, Randolph Richards, Beth Stovell, and Douglas Sweeney. The inaugural issue includes authors and topics of broad interest: • Mark Noll talks about teaching with expertise […]

Journal of Textual Reasoning

“Textual reasoning” covers an area of convergence between philosophical and interpretive interests. The Journal of Textual Reasoning is an open-access publication from the Society for Textual Reasoning. HT: AWOL, Jim Davila