Articles by Mark S. Gignilliat

Lila Bloody Lays

Article by   June 2015
Lila is a swelling tide. The prose and themes slowly overwhelm, lifting and submerging the reader on grace's stormy sea. For Lila, the novel's namesake, flailing in this tide comes naturally. As you lay in your blood, I said to you, "Live." My own fascination with Lila, and with Robinson, arises from a deep appreciation for the Old Testament's leading role in both. Any literary laurels I pass her way are amateurish at best. I have no credentials for such. I do, however, pay my mortgage by teaching the Old Testament. As my children are wont to remind me, I'm not the kind of doctor who can really help someone. But if you could use some assistance on an airplane identifying a hifil verb, I might be useful. continue

Reformed Catholicity

Article by   February 2015
Michael Allen and Scott R. Swain, Reformed Catholicity: The Promise of Retrieval for Theology and Biblical Interpretation. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2015A few words of introduction and clarification are requisite on the front end of this review. First, given the... continue
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