Category Archives: Books

Review of “The Church in a Secular Age”

I have contributed a review of Norwegian theologian Silje Kvamme Bjørndal’s book The Church in a Secular Age: A Pneumatological Reconstruction of Stanley Hauerwas’s Ecclesiology (Pickwick, 2018) to Reading Religion: A Publication of the American Academy of Religion.  For those interested, the review can be accessed here.

Eerdmans Kindle Sale

Publisher W.B. Eerdmans is currently offering the Kindle version of many of their bestsellers for between $2 and $4.  If you don’t mind reading a book on a screen, it could be a great time to build up your library and add some titles to your COVID reading list.  Here are some of the titles on sale that I would recommend (in no particular order): Continue reading Eerdmans Kindle Sale

Thank You for Making “Minding the Web” the Top Seller in Christian Ethics

Amazon’s Bestsellers in Christian Ethics

Thank you to all my friends and supporters who have helped to make Minding the Web the top selling book in Canada on Amazon in the category of Christian Ethics.  For those who have not yet acquired a copy, the special sale price on the Kindle version of the book is available for one more day.  Be sure to tell your friends!

Flash Sale on “Minding the Web”

Minding the Web: Making Theological Connections is being featured by Wipf and Stock this week as part of an October ebook flash sale.  Readers in the United States can get a hold of the Kindle version for under $3 here.  Canadian readers can purchase the Kindle version for under $4 here.  The offer expires on Friday, so you’ll need to move quickly!

American Protestant Gnosticism

I’ve been revisiting Philip J. Lee’s incisive study Against the Protestant Gnostics (New York: Oxford University Press, 1987) in anticipation of lecturing on the life and work of the second century Church Father Irenaeus.  Lee’s diagnosis of Protestant Gnosticism seems just as apt in 2019 as when he first published the book some thirty years ago.  Here’s a few quotes from a chapter entitled, “Results of a Gnosticized Protestantism” that caught my attention. Continue reading American Protestant Gnosticism