Thoughts from “In Other Words” by Jhumpa Lahiri

One way I’m trying to expand my cross-cultural experience is by reading stories and reflections from authors outside my own background. In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri offers a fascinating window into the mind of an English-speaking author who tries to find her voice in Italian. Writing in a language that “first captivated and capsized […]

Learning from the reception history of Job in Archibald MacLeish’s “J.B.”

Is suffering a theodicy to be solved? Is there justice from God? Is human love the only island of meaning during COVID and crisis? Here’s one of my final year essays, peer-reviewed and polished up as part of the latest COVID-19 themed issue of Laidlaw College’s Stimulus Journal. Come on an adventure through Broadway and […]

Book review: A Place At His Table

A Place at His Table: A Biblical Exploration of Faith, Sexuality, and the Kingdom of God. By Joel Hollier. Genre: Christian living / Social Issues Size: 232 pages, but didn’t feel dense. What’s the big idea: A same-sex attracted pastor and fellow bible college graduate, having imbibed in the new wave of academic literature arguing that the Bible […]

Book review: The Extent of the Atonement by David Allen

The Extent of the Atonement: A Historical and Critical Review (B&H Academic, 2016). by David L. Allen Genre: Biblical Reference / Christian Theology Size: 820 pages (and weighs in at 1.7 kg!) What’s the big idea: David Allen makes a comprehensive biblical, historical, theological case that the majority of Christians, even within those who are considered Reformed, affirm […]

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