Addenda 3.9 (September 2020)

2020 Society Grants: Congratulations to Our Awardees! The Grant Evaluation Committee has announced the winners of the 2020 Annual Global Scholars Grant. I invite you all to praise God for his abundant grace. As we are all aware, 2020 has been a difficult year for academic research and conferences. Given the circumstances, a cloud of … Read more

Addenda 3.8 (August 2020)

In Honour of Ravi Zacharias Image courtesy https://www.zachariastrust.org/ It is one thing to receive the life of Christ, and another thing entirely to submit your life to him. The critical question for Christians is not whether Jesus Christ has given us his life, but whether we have submitted our lives to him. We may be comfortable … Read more

Addenda 3.7 (July 2020)

Many Society Memberships Expired on July 1 Don’t Lose Society Services If you haven’t done so already, Re-join Today! The Age of Uncertainty by Prof. Osam Edim Temple  I must have been 22 when I first read John Kenneth Galbraith’s The Age of Uncertainty. This book showed how the world moved from the certainty of … Read more

Addenda 3.6 (June 2020)

Don’t Lose Society Services! Society Membership Expires July 1––in less than two weeks. Renew Today! The Grace to Breathe again… by Prof. Osam Edim Temple  The year 2020 has brought a grim message to humanity. That message is that it is difficult to breathe in our world.  The message was delivered through two symbolic images. … Read more

Addenda 3.5 (May 2020)

A ‘Covid-19 Letter’ from Paul  by Prof. Osam Edim Temple  What might the apostle Paul say in a letter to a world ravaged by Covid-19? Read and be encouraged: Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God, to all who are sanctified in Christ … Read more

Addenda 3.4 (April 2020)

What time is it? by Prof. Osam Edim Temple  By the time you read this, some of our colleagues may have been infected with the coronavirus, and some will have been quarantined or chosen to live in self-isolation. The world is facing the grim reality that, in spite of technological advances, something new can just … Read more

Addenda 3.3 (March 2020)

The Cost of Christian Scholarship: Dietrich Bonhoeffer Prof. Osam Edim Temple  Bonhoeffer was a brilliant scholar and a man of deep spirituality. His career was promising until 30 January 1933, when the Nazis rose to power. The nationalism they brandished carried the hallmarks of idolatry. Bonhoeffer therefore delivered an address warning Germany of the danger … Read more

Addenda 3.2 (February 2020)

Not Yet a Member of the Society of Christian Scholars? Join Today at 50% The Gift of Sight A Devotion In this New Year, I would like Society members to pray for the gift of “sight.” You can call it the gift of insight or, if you like, discernment. I am referring to that special … Read more

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