Mere Christianity: The Beginning

by Joe Small

Suggestion for June reading: George M. Marsden, C. S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity: A Biography. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016. George Marsden has not written a biography of a person, but the life of a book. His biography of Mere Christianity is...

Literary theology: quotes and thoughts from contemporary novels

by Joe Small

Provocative insights on religious themes from contemporary novelists… On Faith: People believe, thought Shadow. It’s what people do. They believe, and then they will not take responsibility for their beliefs; they conjure things, and do not trust their conjurations. People...

Continuing Reformation: A Fresh Look at Repentance

by Joe Small

  By Joe Small The 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation has come and gone. Well, not really. The 500th anniversary of the genesis of the Reformation has come and gone. What followed was Zurich in 1523, Geneva in 1536,...