Dan Stringer

navigating the convergence of faith, culture and the common good

Loon’s linkage (September ’11)

September 30, 2011

  • NPR interviews Rachel Held Evans on her year of “biblical womanhood.”
  • Donald Miller shares the best writing advice he’s ever received.
  • Jacob from St. Thomas the Doubter Church renders a humorous chart depicting how different Christian denominations perceive each other. (HT: Ed Stezer)
  • 29-year-old Sarah Churman hears her own voice for the first time. (HT: Eugene Cho)
  • Roger Olson is apparently (still) fiercely unwilling to surrender the word “evangelical.”
  • Michael Gerson critiques the libertarian tendency to place “an unbalanced emphasis on autonomy above all else.”
  • Scot McKnight contrasts “salvation culture” with the gospel Jesus preached.
  • David Gushee: “Ten years after 9/11, the space for a constrained and critical Christian patriotism that is neither idolatrous nor contemptuous of the country of one’s earthly citizenship appears smaller than ever.”
  • Karen Swallow Prior explores the role of doubt in distinguishing between education and indoctrination.
  • Samir Goswami wonders when ‘real men’ will stand up to the exploitation of women.
  • CT defends the updated NIV translation against recent criticism from Southern Baptists.
  • Herman Keizer Jr. makes his case for a world free of nuclear weapons.