Cambridge in Late June

Next week I’ll be heading to Cambridge (the U.K. version, not the Massachusetts version). In addition to a couple days in London beforehand for Laura, here’s what’s going on. Cut and pasted from the newsletter of the Institute for Biblical Research: *New Program for Beginning IBR Scholars. The Board of IBR is excited to announce […]

Story within the Story

If approaching the Bible as Story, and God as a story-bound God, opens up our interpretation of scripture, and Christianity, how does this not become a free for all? Today I have a guest post up at Peter Enns’ site wrestling with just this issue: if we open ourselves up to the idea of “story,” […]

Houston Conference

This weekend! If you’re in or around Houston, TX, I’d love to see you at the Christians for Biblical Equality conference ! My talk, “Walking by the Light of New Creation’s Dawn,” will be working out the importance of finding our place as participants in the New Creation when dealing with issues of gender in […]

Naming Kirk Aright

For those who know me only from such online venues as my blog and blog comments, my name poses a bit of a mystery–an enigma wrapped in a Twinkie, if you will. What do these letters mean? What does he go by? Shall we call him “JR”? “JRDK”? “JERK”? I want to take this opportunity […]

Flirting with Death

I’ve been after this guy for weeks. And look at him now. Asleep. Taunting me in plain sight. Oh, mouse, you’re playin’ with death. UPDATE: For all my death-wielding words, I am a softie at heart. With minor injuries, the fuzz ball was caught and released. No doubt, the local hawk will be eating well […]