Here are the week’s second installment of links:
- Marc Cortez reviews John Jefferson Davis’ Worship and the Reality of God: An Evangelical Theology of Real Presence. He finds the books case for a more traditional understanding of worship service compelling, but is less impressed with the arguments against the contemporary service. Is there something to this other than preference?
- Chaplain Mike over at iMonk, alternatively, more unabashedly advocates for the traditional liturgy. This is a fascinating issue that will probably be the focus of my next topical essay (either next Wednesday or the week after).
- John Paul II will become St. John Paul (I believe?) on May 1 of this year. I’m fascinated by this process, and how they can attribute miracles to him posthumously.
- Jon Acuff reposts this classic from Stuff Christians Like: hating Harry Potter, but giving Gandalf a free pass.
- Brian LePort notes that ‘what type of pipe did Barth smoke,’ is a common Google search string. Theologian and style icon, Karl Barth, looking fly: