Category Archives: Books

With Friends Like These . . .

Earlier this year, Bloomsbury T&T Clark published a collection of conversations between the renowned theological ethicist Stanley Hauerwas and Brian Brock, who teaches at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland.  Brock, who is himself quite an accomplished theological ethicist and is clearly conversant in Hauerwas’s writings, proves to be a worthy interlocutor for Hauerwas.  The book is entitled Beginnings: Interrogating Hauerwas. Continue reading With Friends Like These . . .

“Early on the First Day of the Week . . .”

A Guest Post by Robyn Elliott

This is the thirteenth  in a series of posts engaging with the sermons in Leaps of Faith: Sermons from the Edge.  This post is a reflection upon an Easter sermon entitled “Early on the First Day of the Week . . .” (pp. 125-132). The Scriptural text for the sermon was John 20:1-18. Continue reading “Early on the First Day of the Week . . .”

A Tale of Two Jesuses

A Guest Post by David Schuchardt

This is the twelfth  in a series of posts engaging with the sermons in Leaps of Faith: Sermons from the Edge.  This post is a reflection upon a Good Friday sermon entitled “A Tale of Two Jesuses” (pp. 116-124). The Scriptural texts for the sermon were Matthew 27:11-26 and Isaiah 52:13-53:12. Continue reading A Tale of Two Jesuses

Provisions for Pilgrims

A Guest Post by Barb Constable

This is the eleventh  in a series of posts engaging with the sermons in Leaps of Faith: Sermons from the Edge.  This post is a reflection upon a Maundy Thursday sermon entitled “Provisions for Pilgrims” (pp. 111-115). The Scriptural texts for the sermon were Matthew 26:26-29; Luke 22:39-46; John 13:1-17. Continue reading Provisions for Pilgrims

The Road to Calvary Passes through Flossenbürg

A Guest Post by Patrick Franklin

This is the tenth  in a series of posts engaging with the sermons in Leaps of Faith: Sermons from the Edge.  This post is a reflection upon a Lenten sermon entitled “The Road to Calvary Passes through Flossenbürg” (pp. 92-102). The Scriptural text for the sermon was Mark 8:27-9:8. Continue reading The Road to Calvary Passes through Flossenbürg

Much Ado about Nothing?

A Guest Post by Rebecca Idestrom

This is the ninth  in a series of posts engaging with the sermons in Leaps of Faith: Sermons from the Edge.  This post is a reflection upon a Palm Sunday sermon entitled “Much Ado about Nothing?” (pp. 103-110). The Scriptural texts for the sermon were Mark 11:1-11 and Psalm 118. Continue reading Much Ado about Nothing?