The third time he said to him, "Simon son of John, do you love me?"
Peter was hurt because Jesus asked him the third time, "Do you love me?" He said, "Lord, you know all things; you know that I love you."
Jesus said, "Feed my sheep."
Nov. 25, 2011
The Last Word: Beyond the Bible Wars to a New Understanding of the Authority of Scripture
by N.T. Wright
As usual, Wright makes good sense, with admonitions for both conservative and liberal Christians. Because of its brevity and wide-ranging scope, it's suitable to get Bible-study groups thinking, while admittedly leaving those who want more meat... wanting more meat. For that, Wright suggests several of his own books and a good short list of other resources.
©2011 Rebecca Copeland
More thoughtful and out-of-the-box thinking —this time about why Christian scripture is important.