I’m reading through Kevin Vanhoozer’s Faith Speaking Understanding: Performing the Drama of Doctrine, and there’s a tweet on every page. So, instead of loading up people’s twitter feeds, I thought it would be more merciful to list out some quotes here. A brief set up. Vanhoozer is helping us see how doctrine must be done, which is good for the ivory tower preachers, theologians, & bookish types. When Jesus said to “observe all I have commanded,” he was saying more than “take
Here are my favorite albums from 2014. Midlake’s Antiphon is #1 on purpose. 1. Midlake, Antiphon – This is my most played album of 2014. Favorite tracks: The Old & the Young, Aurora Gone, This Weight 2. Tacks, the Boy Disaster, Treasure Hunters – my favorite “undiscovered” band: http://www.tackstheboydisaster.com. 3. War on Drugs, Lost in the Dream – Bob Dylan meets Fleetwood Mac. Everyone seems to love this band. 4. Broken Bells, After the Disco – Every song is good, again. 5.
Here are a few books I enjoyed most during 2014. They weren’t necessarily published in 2014, but I sure did like them! A Rumor of Angels: Modern Society and the Rediscovery of the Supernatural Eminent sociologist, Peter Berger, coined the term “signals of transcendence,” referring to the latent signs of divinity in the human experience. Among those signs he includes: order, play, & laughter. A Rumor of Angels is on the shorter side and is a great intro to Berger’s writings.