From this week forward I will be posting a weekly list of my favorite ten to fifteen reads on Saturdays only (at least for the time being). If you would like more frequent recommendations connect with us on Facebook at After Emmaus.
(15) John Dunne defends N.T. Wright.
(14) Tim Kimberely writes a short biography on Jonathan Edwards. Similarly, Marc Cortez has provided an annotated bibliography on Edwards.
(13) Michael Licona was interviewed about doubt. Nathan MacDonald was interviewed about ancient monotheisms.
(12) Bill Mounce examines “antecedents and faith” in Ephesians 2.8-9.
(11) Matthew Malcom revisits 1 Corinthians 14.34-35.
(10) Michael Patton asks if James was being a legalist in Acts 15.
(9) Andrew Perriman talks about the angels of Tartarus in 2 Peter 2.4.
(8) Daniel Streett did a study on ἐκκλησία in the LXX.
(7) Tony Cruz reminds us of the beauties of baptism.
(6) Tim Henderson provides an overview of Papyrus Egerton 2, Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 840, the Fayum Gospel, Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 1224, and Papyrus Cairo 10735.
(5) Daniel Kirk is reading the Bible without Fundamentalism. Also, Kevin Brown provides his take on the Bible.
(4) Mason Slater discusses the relationship between evangelicals and creeds. Also, he wonders why some of the same people who don’t want women to pastor are OK with a woman as President. Rachel Held Evans lists ten reasons why she supports women in church leadership.
(3) Robert Jimenez (former blogger here) has written a short book titled Understanding the Humanity of Christ.
(2) Steve Jobs has died. Tim Gombis’ post on death looks at Jobs, Jonathan Edwards, and Qoheleth.
(1) Youcef Nadarkhani has refused to recant his Christianity again leading to a death sentence in Iran. Brian Fulthorp shares a letter he sent to his church.