Speaking in Tongues and the Importance of the Bible So you want to learn about speaking in tongues, right? Or maybe you want to learn how to speak in tongues. Well, though you may be tempted to jump in, say a few tongue-twisters, work through the alphabet backwards until you start speaking in unknown syllables, […]
Published on March 31, 2014 at patheos.com/blogs/spiritchatter. We’re more than halfway through Lent. It began on Ash Wednesday, March 5th. It ends on Thursday, April 17th. And how’s that self-denial going? Have you kept up your Lenten pledge? You know what I mean. Giving up chocolate was the choice for Lent among the Holy Family […]
“This deep biblical and historical investigation is not merely an academic exercise. As we learn in the course of the discussion, Levison has a bold commitment to contemporary Christian life. He wants to engage not only the academic world, but religious leaders in a way that can open up new avenues of conversation that can […]
Jack will be talking about his new book Inspired: The Holy Spirit and the Mind of Faith at the Search for Meaning Festival on February 15, 2014, at 3pm. He’s one of several authors sharing their unique perspectives on what brings life meaning. Don’t miss it!
Published at patheos.com/blogs/spiritchatter on January 6, 2014. A snippet of my latest book, Inspired: the Holy Spirit and the Mind of Faith, to whet your appetite for more. Priscilla and I bought our first house in a sketchy corner of Kansas City, about a mile or two from the seminary where I taught at the time. It was […]
Published at patheos.com/blogs/spiritchatter on November 1, 2013 I was sitting with my teaching assistant yesterday at a local coffee haunt near our campus. As we chatted amiably, I mentioned that her workload would be a heck of a lot more next term. “When I’m teaching,” I said. She cocked her head, looked puzzled, and said, […]
In just a couple weeks, Jack’s brandnew book Inspired: The Holy Spirit and the Mind of Faith will be released! Endorsements are pouring in from authors and professors alike. Recognize any of these names? Eugene Peterson Phyllis Tickle Amos Yong James D.G. Dunn Read these endorsements and more about the book here.