I’m giving a paper to the Hindustan Bible Institute, Chennai, India’s online research seminar today (17 August), and so here are the slides and the handout for this talk. Thoughts and comments welcome!
Ian Paul, The Practice of Evangelical Spirituality, Grove Spirituality series 162Cambridge: Grove Books, 2022; ISSN 0262-799X; £3.95Available in print or e-book format from Grove Books website here I’ve read this recent booklet (28 pages) by Ian Paul with appreciation. He brings together lots of thinking about the kind of spirituality evangelical Christians practise (particularly in the UK), with a view to helping such people grow and expand in their practise of spirituality. In doing so he draws on a number of classic treatments of the Continue reading →
I’m delighted to say that my book Reading Acts Theologically, published in July 2022 by T. & T. Clark/Bloomsbury, will be available in paperback on 24 January 2024, which makes it much more affordable. The official price is £28.99, but you can pre-prder it from the Bloomsbury website here for £26.09. For more about the book, see my post about the hardback here. I warmly recommend the Library for New Testament Studies series, to which my book belongs, not least because of their policy of Continue reading →
Crossing the Red Sea, Rothschild Haggadah, ca. 1450 We’re having a sermon series from the book of Exodus in evening services at Emmanuel Church, Loughborough, and I had the privilege of preaching on the crossing of the sea (Exodus 14:5-22) on Sunday 28 May. Here are my slides—alas, no video recording this time because of technical problems. Thoughts and comments welcome!
I had the delight of speaking about Jesus’s ascension at Emmanuel Church, Loughborough this morning, based on Acts 1:1-14. Here are my slides and the video of the sermon. Thoughts most welcome! In case it’s of interest, I was drawing on some articles which I’ve written on this area: Walton, Steve. “‘The Heavens Opened’: Cosmological and Theological Transformation in Luke and Acts.” Pages 60-73 in Cosmology and New Testament Theology. Edited by Jonathan T. Pennington and Sean M. McDonough. LNTS 355. London: T. & T. Continue reading →