The Lord does work in mysterious ways. // Such humble beginnings!
N.T. Wright's book "New Testament and the People of God" (supposed to be a book about Greek and Hebrew culture-- via Dr. Powell pre-2011 summer)
Episcopalians.... Except, I'm a pretty conservative Anglican ; )
Phillips Brooks was a type of Episcopal clergyman who doesn’t exist anymore; born to a prominent Boston family, he graduated from Harvard at 20, graduated from Virginia Theological Seminary, and gained fame as a preacher in Philadelphia before being brought back to Boston as rector of Trinity Church, one of the city’s most prestigious. His fame grew, he preached to great crowds, published books of sermons and lectured at Yale Divinity School. He turned down an assistant bishopric in…