How To Raise Boys That Read

Very thought provoking Op-Ed piece from the Wall Street Journal:

How to Raise Boys That Read (As Much As Girls Do)

HT: Justin Taylor/Chris Bruno

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About C. M. Granger

I'm a firm believer in God's sovereignty, man's responsibility, and a gracious orthodoxy. I love the Puritans and the Reformers, but I don't believe our understanding of theology reached it's zenith in the 16th and 17th centuries. I love the Reformed Creeds and Confessions, but I'm not a strict confessionalist. I'm Reformed in my soteriology (I'm a moderate Calvinist), but not in the historical sense of the term (I'm a Baptist). Some of my favorite theologians/commentators are Kevin Vanhoozer, John Frame, D.A. Carson, Thomas Schreiner, Andreas Kostenberger, Peter O'Brien, David Peterson, Douglas Moo, and GK Beale. The list of dead theologians/commentators would be too long to list here. I think it's important to read widely, to read primary sources for yourself, and to accurately represent the positions of those whom you oppose. I believe it's imperative to have a proper balance between systematic and bibilical theology. I try to never make a round verse fit into the square hole of a theological system.
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One Response to How To Raise Boys That Read

  1. Hi Chad,
    I saw the same article and thought it made some good points. We must be intentional to get kids to be readers (especially boys), but it is well worth the effort!

    Thanks for posting the link for us.
    pdb

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