• Food for thought

    Here is a website to have a look at – though it can make you ‘uncomfortable,’ as one of the students observed after we reflected on it together in class. Worldometers “is world statistics available in a thought-provoking and time relevant format to a wide audience around the world. Sources are carefully selected to include only data published by the most reputable organizations and statistical offices in the world.” They have it available also in other languages besides English.

  • McClendon links

    Intensives are over. Regular classes have started this week for full-time students, including the core module for Applied Theology called Baptistic Theological Perspectives, which takes James Wm McClendon’s Systematic Theology as the core text to investigate and provide context for discussion. Students were curious about McClendon as a person as well as about some basic ideas of his theological method, so I have compiled for them the following introductory list of links which may be of interest to some of you: Embodying the’Great Story’: An interview with James W. McClendon by Ched Myers in The Witness McClendon’s theological autobiography piece in The Mennonite Quarterly Review the baptist vision – a blog “dedicated to Jim…