2. The new issue of the Princeton Theological Review: Mission and Ecumenics.
3. From the New Yorker: What did Jesus do? Reading and Unreading the Gospels.
4. I watched Robin Hood yesterday and you would wonder what actually happened during the Crusades. Were the European Christians purely evil? There were myths and disproof of the myths and disproof of the disproof of the myths and so on. Coincidentally, recently I read an interview with Rodney Stark, a prominent sociologist and historian of religion, about his recent book: God’s Battalions: The Case for the Crusades.
5. A Nike ad for the World Cup: Write the future.