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Volume 13, Issue 10

June – July 2015

How to get things done in seminary: The 5 keys to productive scholarship

In my first year as a student at Southern Seminary, I took 48 credit hours in nine months: six classes in the fall semester, one class over J-term, six more classes in the spring semester, and three more in the month of June. (I would have taken even more if I could have, but that…

Boyce student becomes viral celebrity after pizza delivery turned violent

He doesn’t remember carrying the pizza into the emergency room. It was a miracle he was even walking. But Boyce College student Josh Lewis doesn’t desire his newfound celebrity because he delivered a pizza after he was stabbed. He wants the world to know he is not ashamed of the gospel and that he forgives…

The rise and fall of Jericho Joe

Have you heard the story of Jericho Joe? Joseph N. Williamson, a graphic artist and M.Div. student at the time, created a weekly comic strip for The Towers that ran from 1979 – 1981. Williamson hailed from Macon, Georgia, and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Georgia a year before…

Building relationships with Muslims: Klaassen draws from experience in new book

EDITOR’S NOTE: Below, John M. Klaassen, associate professor of global studies at Boyce College, discusses his new book, Engaging with Muslims, with Towers editor S. Craig Sanders. CS: You spent time on the mission field in North Africa with Muslims. Describe your experience with Muslims and what you learned in your time there. JK: We…

Feature book review: ‘Engaging with Muslims’

Engaging With Muslims (The Good Book Company 2015, $11.99), John Klaassen Review by S. Craig Sanders Now more than ever, understanding the basic beliefs of Islam is imperative for advancing the gospel around the world. But it is also essential if Christians are to engage Muslims living in the United States. In his new book, Engaging…

Reviews: ‘What’s Best Next,’ ‘Counter Culture,’ ‘Can These Bones Live,’ ‘Bonhoeffer’s Seminary Vision’

What’s Best Next: How the Gospel Transforms the Way You Get Things Done, Matt Perman Review by Andrew J.W. Smith How many times have you heard this cliché, or some variation: “Nobody on their deathbed will wish to have spent more time at the office”? Often intended to discourage “workaholic” attitudes, the implicit lesson is that…

Towers | June-July 2015