I was hoping to continue the 21st Century Missions series earlier this week but I have had no time to get the responses together. Thanks to everyone who has responded so far though, there are some great thoughts and it will be well worth the wait.
Theologian Douglas Knight shares some interesting Barthian thoughts on Marriage from CDIII.4. Do you know of any other theological treatments of marriage?
Also there is a sample chapter available from the new edition of the Church Dogmatics which will include translations of all Latin and Greek texts, presented alongside the original texts.
Tom Smith at SoulGardeners writes a great reflection on how as Jesus-followers, University education should not be primarily motivated by money-making or getting the advantage but by being equipped to serve those around us with our knowledge.
A group of PhD Theology Candidates at Aberdeen blog at TheologyForum and post a quote from Brian Brock’s work Singing the Ethos of God which reflects on the strangeness of scripture, I’d love to read Brians book, but its just too flipping expensive!
Although I never seem to read magazines that I buy, I’ve wondered about subscribing to Third Way, does anyone else know anything about it?
Tim Challies writes a good post which reminds us that sometimes the words we use in Worship can be like the writing in a greeting card, written by someone else, impersonal and meaningless.
I came across the BigBulklyAnglican blog after a comment on my blog editor post the other day. After being intrigued by pictures in the latest post of Aberdeen (where I live) I found a number of other excellent posts, like reusing a cd spindle, tree houses and other interesting things, one to add to Google reader IMHO.
Ben Myers writes on the theological content in Sufjan Steven’s songwriting which I enjoy – personally Avalanche which was somewhat of a remix/b-sides album of Illinois is my favourite.
Lifehacker have detailed 10 things you can do with Google other than a normal search, you may find them useful
If you work in an office, and like my friend Lesley have a stronger than normal attraction to office supplies you may like lifehackers Office Supply hacks.
Child of the 80′s? They are about to release a Knight rider GPS, scrolling red LED’s and everything! "Michael, Where do you want to go today?"
For all the guitarists out there in the US, Musicians Friend are doing a pretty incredible deal on their last Vox AC15 Heritage editions!
Scotteriology writes a good post on post-modernity and how its not as dirty a word as you think: "In the end “postmodernism” in some Christian circles has become almost a useless word because of negative connotations and misunderstandings. A word that can end any dialog before it even begins. Perhaps, we may need a new word to express some theories of knowing and worldview before we can continue, but at the very least let us stop generalizing and wrongly associating all of it as relativism."