James K.A. Smith on Writing Theology

I just read two great blog posts by James K.A. Smith on writing.  In Writing (and) Theology, he expresses disappointment with the theologian’s tendency to focus on content to the neglect of form in their writing.  In (Unsolicited) Advice for Young (Theological) Authors he encourages us aspiring writer-theologian types to heed the wisdom of the…

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The Book Cover

I have never met Cindy Kiple.  I had to go to Google Reader and scroll to the copyright page of my yet-to-be-released book to even figure out her name.  She is the designer of the book’s cover.  I would love to know about the creative process, the decision-making and artistic tweaks and revisions behind the…

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Writing–is less always more?

The volume of material competing for readers’ attention today is overwhelming.  While reading an e-mail, you might notice scrolling across the top of the computer screen a headline for a news story you decide is a must-read.  While reading that news story, you are reminded of your friend who would appreciate the story… a friend who…

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