Profile

Cover photo
J. R. Daniel Kirk
Works at Fuller Theological Seminary
Attended Duke University
Lives in San Francisco, CA
1,420 followers|125,177 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTube

Stream

J. R. Daniel Kirk

Shared publicly  - 
 
Blogito Ergo Sum, "God might want more from us than us showing everyone we're right about everything"-Edition.
1
Add a comment...
 
Blogito Ergo Sum, "How to not allow faith to become the enemy of your religious life"-Edition
For a number of years now I have been rethinking the idea of "faith," or "belief." (I mentioned this last week as part of my reflections on the privilege of teaching scripture.) An important part o...
1
Add a comment...

J. R. Daniel Kirk

Shared publicly  - 
 
Blogito Ergo Sum: Did the ancient Romans practice pederasty? And why might that matter for how we read the New Testament?
A few weeks ago, City Church in San Francisco announced its decision to become a "third way" church with respect to the issue of homosexual practice: a church where there could be divergence of opi...
1
Add a comment...

J. R. Daniel Kirk

Shared publicly  - 
 
Blogito Ergo Sum, "We All Need a Little Easter Hope" Edition
If you're someone with mad computer programming skills, I would like you to create the next big Facebook time-waster. It's one of those "Take this to find out which ____ you are" quizzes. I want yo...
1
Add a comment...
 
Blogito Ergo Sum: "Tim Otto wrote a short book on homosexuality that you really need to read unless you hate feeling conviction"-edition
1
Add a comment...

J. R. Daniel Kirk

Shared publicly  - 
 
Blogito ergo sum, "Luke cares about 'all flesh'" edition
2
Add a comment...
Have them in circles
1,420 people
Geoff Bradford's profile photo
Steve Douglas's profile photo
ribka cahaya's profile photo
W. Travis McMaken's profile photo
Michael Guess's profile photo
luke harms's profile photo
Dwight J. Friesen's profile photo
David Rose's profile photo
Randy Weeda's profile photo
 
Blogito Ergo Sum, "Ken Wilson talks about how to hold differences, and community, with tenacity"-Edition
1
Add a comment...

J. R. Daniel Kirk

Shared publicly  - 
 
Blogito Ergo Sum: "Seeking the will of God when you're not the Messiah. Or even Paul"-Edition
Reading through the opening chapters of Matthew's Gospel this morning, I was struck afresh by the overwhelming amount of angelic intervention. An angel tells Joseph what's up with Mary's pregnancy ...
1
Add a comment...

J. R. Daniel Kirk

Shared publicly  - 
 
Blogito Ergo Sum, "Bible Teachers Make Strange the Familiar" Edition.
Yesterday Fuller Northern California celebrated the retirement of John Koeker after 55 years of teaching biblical languages for Fuller. He asked that I say a few words about the privilege of teachi...
1
Add a comment...

J. R. Daniel Kirk

Shared publicly  - 
 
Blogito ergo sum: "Review of Rachel Held Evans, Searching for Sunday" Edition
Rachel Held Evans is back with another run at the intersection between her life in East Tennessee, the struggle to find a viable expression of evangelical faith, and how those two realities form a ...
1
Add a comment...

J. R. Daniel Kirk

Shared publicly  - 
 
Blogito Ergo Sum, "Prayer of Confession and Prayer for Peace" Edition.
I continue to wrestle with how we as Christian people might respond with wisdom, compassion, and integrity to the world at war (and otherwise lacking peace). The combination of rightly identifying God as a God of peace, of crying out to God to make that character known in the real world, ...
1
Add a comment...

J. R. Daniel Kirk

Shared publicly  - 
 
Blogito Ergo Sum: "Where's the God of Peace in all this mess?"-edition
This weekend I'm giving a talk on the God of Peace and Justice. As if on cue, the writing of this talk is now punctuated by news that Israel has launched a ground invasion into Gaza and rumors are swirling that a passenger (!) jet was “blown out of the sky” by a missile near the Russian-Ukranian ...
1
Add a comment...
People
Have them in circles
1,420 people
Geoff Bradford's profile photo
Steve Douglas's profile photo
ribka cahaya's profile photo
W. Travis McMaken's profile photo
Michael Guess's profile photo
luke harms's profile photo
Dwight J. Friesen's profile photo
David Rose's profile photo
Randy Weeda's profile photo
Work
Employment
  • Fuller Theological Seminary
    Associate Professor of New Testament, 2012 - present
  • Fuller Theological Seminary
    Assistant Professor of New Testament, 2008 - 2012
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
San Francisco, CA
Previously
Holyoke, MA - Auburn, AL - Newport, RI - Burke, VA - Rota, Spain - Winston Salem, NC - Chapel Hill, NC - Philadelphia, PA - Durham, NC
Story
Tagline
New Testament Prof and Inveterate Blogger
Bragging rights
I unlocked Romans.
Education
  • Duke University
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Wake Forest University
Basic Information
Other names
J. R. Daniel Kirk