Archives for September 2011

The Weekly Hit List – September 30, 2011

Roger Olson has continued his interaction with The Bible Made Impossible on his blog this week:
Part 1
Addendum to Part 1
Part 2
Part 3

Also, Joel Willitts at the Euangelion blog has begun to post about Smith’s book. Check it out here.

Today is the last day that Lee C. Camp’s book Who Is My Enemy? is featured on the Patheos.comBook Club.Within this past week, there have been several new highlights – including:

Lee’s response to Jason Byassee.

A wonderful post by Scot McKnight (with great discussion in the comments section).

Also, The Tennessean wrote a great article on Camp and Who Is My Enemy?

Winners of the Who Is My Enemy? Giveaway!

Congratulations to Dan Brubacher, Jason Gardner, Allyne Smith, William McReynolds, and Jeremy Scott! Each of you will receive a free copy of Lee C. Camp’s important and thought-provoking book.

Thank you to all who participated – especially those who took part in our Twitter promotion. Check here next week for our next Brazos Blog giveaway!

 

Video: Christian Smith’s Constructive Proposal in ‘The Bible Made Impossible’

Here is our fourth video clip with Christian Smith. In this clip, Smith describes the constructive argument featured in the second half of The Bible Made Impossible.

Video: Lee Camp on the Questions behind Who Is My Enemy?

Here is our second video clip with Lee C. Camp on the questions that animate his new book Who Is My Enemy?

Also, there are several new engagements with this book on Patheos: http://www.patheos.com/Book-Club/Lee-Camp-Who-Is-My-Enemy.html

Video: Miroslav Volf on Coercion and Engagement in the Public Realm

Here is our fourth video clip with Miroslav Volf on his new book A Public Faith. In this clip, he discusses religious coercion, exclusion, and engagement in the public realm.

The Weekly Hit List – September 23, 2011

Roger Olson previews his interaction with The Bible Made Impossible on his Patheos blog. We look forward to his coming posts!

The “New Testament Interpretation” blog recently featured The Bible Made Impossible. Check it out here.

If you haven’t checked out Patheos.com where Who Is My Enemy?is featured in their Book Club, well then you simply are missing out.

New to the discussion is David Swartz’s thoughtful review of Camp’s book. Check it out here.

Don’t forget about our current giveaway. Five lucky winners will receive a copy of Lee C. Camp’s much-discussed book Who Is My Enemy?.

To enter, fill the out the entry form here.

Video: Evangelicals and ‘The Bible Made Impossible’

Here is our third video clip with Christian Smith. In this video Smith describes what he hopes evangelical readers will get out of The Bible Made Impossible.

Giveaway: 5 copies of Lee C. Camp’s ‘Who Is My Enemy?’

Lee C. Camp’s Who Is My Enemy? has gotten a lot of attention lately.

If you haven’t already checked it out, Patheos.com is hosting a ton of great content on the book. This includes an author Q&A, roundtable discussions, videos, excerpts, and more!

We believe that this is an important and challenging book. Therefore, we are excited to get the book into people’s hands.

For our next sweepstakes, we will be giving away a copy of Who Is My Enemy to five lucky winners.  Sign up between now and Sept. 30, 2011 for your chance to win.

To enter, click here.

Get an extra chance to win!

You may only enter the contest once, but we are providing a chance to get your name in an additional time. By sharing this contest via Twitter, you will be entered for a second time to win a copy of Who Is My Enemy?! Instructions for this Twitter promotion can be found on the giveaway site.

Video: Miroslav Volf on Political Liberalism

Here is our third video clip with Miroslav Volf on his new book A Public Faith. In this clip, he addresses Christianity and the possibilities of political liberalism.

The Brazos Blog Sweepstakes Winners!

Thank you all for participating in our Brazos Blog Sweepstakes! We are thrilled with the turn-out and look forward to future giveaways here on The Brazos Blog.



Here is the list of winners:

Grand Prize Winner: Dave Rueter from Irvine, CA!

Dave has won all 16 volumes of our Brazos Theological Commentaries of the Bible as well as three new titles from Miroslav Volf, Christian Smith, and Lee C. Camp!

1st Runner Up Winners: Tim Foley and Ed Johnson

Tim and Ed have won a Brazos book package that includes Who Is My Enemy? by Lee C. Camp, A Public Faith by Miroslav Volf, and The Bible Made Impossible by Christian Smith.

2nd Runner Up Winners: Matthew Bloem, Will Chau, and Ian Burgess

Matthew, Will and Ian have each won a copy of Who Is My Enemy? by Lee. C. Camp.

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Didn’t win this time? Look for our next Brazos Blog giveaway later this week.

Also, our sister division Baker Academic is celebrating their up-coming “A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Jesus Blog Tour” by giving away a Historical Jesus Book Package. Check it out here.


Patheos Book Club: Who Is My Enemy?

Lee C. Camp’s Who Is My Enemy? is featured as a Patheos Book Club Selection now through September 30th.

Click through to find out more about this exceptional new book, read an excerpt, view author videos, and read Camp’s article on Just War and jihad. Also, check out the roundtable discussion articles with Greg Garrett and Jason Byassee (with more to come next week!).

http://www.patheos.com/Find/Religion-and-Faith-Book-Club/Lee-Camp-Who-Is-My-Enemy.html

Also, the first of the three videos with Camp is embedded below: