Monthly Archives: January 2013


It’s always been a point of embarrassment for me that I’ve never been to New York City. For all intents and purposes it’s the capital of earth, which is impressive considering it’s not even the capital of New York. Well that’s all … Continue reading

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Winter Reading List: Name of the Rose

Before getting a jump start on yet another semester’s required reading, I found time to read Umberto Eco’s modern classic, The Name of the Rose. It’s a murder mystery that takes place in a 13th century monastery; theological debates and allusions to … Continue reading

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Paul and the Faithfulness of God

I’ve been waiting for volume 4 in N.T. Wright’s magisterial Christian Origins and the Question of God series for a long time. Thankfully the long-awaited return from exile has come near in the form of 3 books: Paul and the Faithfulness of … Continue reading

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Barry McGee’s Brooklyn Mural

Barry McGee’s Brooklyn Mural from Jason Schmidt on Vimeo.

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The Unseen Bean

If this doesn’t inspire you, I don’t know what will.

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Noble Denim

Found out about this guy from the guys at Collective Espresso, who were looking pretty dapper in the selvage aprons he made them.

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Hays on Intertextuality in Paul

“‘The word is near you, on your lips and in your heart.’ The texts that envelop us speak through us; resonant speech discovers typologies that interpret present experience through the language of predecessors. But these typologies come to us unbidden, … Continue reading

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