Thanks to everyone who nominated The Pietist Option for an InterVarsity Press Readers’ Choice Award! I’m happy to report that we are one of the finalists in the Academic category, where we keep company with a conversation with N.T. Wright, not one but two books about Karl Barth, and books on everything from missiology to creation. It’s … More Cast Your Vote for The Pietist Option!
If you’ve read and enjoyed The Pietist Option, please take a minute to nominate our book for the InterVarsity Press Readers’ Choice Award. Just click through to the link and explain briefly why you think The Pietist Option deserves this recognition. (Note: nominations close at 11:59pm on Sunday, November 12th.) If we receive enough nominations, we’ll move to … More How to Nominate The Pietist Option for a Readers’ Choice Award
If you don’t spend your evenings following Twitter, you’re both a better steward of your time than me and perhaps unaware that the evangelical internet exploded last night, after Time magazine published this story: InterVarsity Christian Fellowship to dismiss employees who support gay marriage https://t.co/ExtuqqltaZ — TIME (@TIME) October 6, 2016 Elisabeth Dias reported that InterVarsity Christian Fellowship USA, … More InterVarsity, Sexuality, and the Importance of Christian Unity
Here… • We finished season 2 of The Pietist Schoolman Podcast with a listener feedback session that revisited the theme of Christian unity and asked after the political inclinations of Pietists. • Meanwhile, it was four posts in four days on Christian higher education: quantifying the state of the humanities in evangelical colleges; what that says about evangelicalism; rethinking … More That Was The Week That Was
Here… • It’s not really the most important thing that happened this week, but nothing was more exciting for me than for season 2 of The Pietist Schoolman Podcast to premiere! We seem to have had good listenership so far… but we’ve yet to receive any comments. If you listen, please do take the time to respond … More That Was The Week That Was
Today I’m very happy to announce my next major writing project, what I think is the next logical step in a progression of books on my favorite Christian tradition: My co-author Mark Pattie and I are due to deliver the manuscript for Hope for Better Times: Pietism and the Future of Christianity to InterVarsity Press by the end of … More Announcing… Our Book on Pietism and the Future of Christianity
For a long time, it was considered unseemly for American presidential candidates to campaign actively in their own behalf. While that ship has long since sailed, I’m not sure that it’s any more appropriate for authors to clamor for year-end book awards. However, if you wanted to cast a vote for The Pietist Vision of Christian Higher Education… Well, I … More The Pietist Vision a Finalist for an IVP Readers’ Choice Award!
It’s already been a good month for our book on Pietism and higher ed, between being named a finalist for a prestigious book prize and receiving a strong review from the dean of historians of Christian higher education. But if I can push our luck a bit… If you enjoyed The Pietist Vision of Christian Higher Education: … More How to Nominate Our Book for a Readers’ Choice Award
Today is the 4th anniversary of the founding of this blog. Come back Monday for a look back; meanwhile, here’s what was making news in the last week of our fourth year: Here… • Thomas Kidd and Barry Hankins might have written the best history of Baptists in this country… but here’s what they missed about … More That Was The Week That Was
It’s probably too early to start shopping for Christmas 2014, but if you like to plan ahead… I’m happy to announce that I’m editing a book tentatively titled Whole and Holy Persons: A Pietist Approach to Christian Higher Education, hopefully coming out next fall from InterVarsity Press. As longtime readers know, this topic has been … More Announcing Our Forthcoming Book on Pietism and Higher Education!