As announced here two weeks ago, I’m going to lead an eleven-day tour of England, Belgium, France, and Germany next June: “The World Wars in Western Europe.” There are still openings, but I’d suggest that you apply sooner than later: Bethel University will be mentioning the trip next month in its alumni e-newsletter. For the … More Introducing Pietist Schoolman Travel
More than at any time in the last five years, I’ve been thinking of quitting social media. A lot of this is driven by the unpleasant experience of the presidential campaign, and the immediate aftermath of the election. Far from creating a more robust kind of democratic discourse, in which a broader array of citizens … More Quit Social Media?
Here… • My favorite Anxious Bench post so far: a historical and personal reflection on Warner Sallman’s painting Head of Christ. (Though, not surprisingly, writing a post questioning a depiction of Jesus as white brought out the worst in Patheos commenters…) • Another fellow Covenanter, my co-author Mark Pattie, shared a sneak peek at his chapter on the Bible … More That Was The Week That Was
3/16/15 – If all goes according to plan, The Pietist Schoolman Podcast will formally debut one month from today, with an episode featuring theologian Roger Olson. In the meantime, I’ve set up a PSP page on Facebook, where I’ll share some goodies in advance of the debut. Eventually, it’ll be one place you can both keep up with new episodes … More Our Podcast Page on Facebook
10/23/13 – You can now find The Pietist Schoolman on Facebook! In addition to providing readers one more way to follow what’s happening here, I’m also planning to use the FB page to enrich what I can provide with the blog: I’ll pass on links to other blogs and sites, share books I’m reading and … More The Pietist Schoolman Facebook Page
Aside from a post occasioned by the convergence of college commencement and a hole in the lectionary for Pentecost and the announcement of the newest issue of Christian History magazine, I was on break from active blogging during the past week. But grading is submitted, summer has officially started, and plenty of other writers were more than … More That Was The Week That Was