The Things of Earth: Treasuring God by Enjoying His Gifts’ by Joe Rigney
'Rigney'¦ [argues that] a panentheistic doctrine of God is not only required by Scripture but the key to shamelessly enjoying a hamburger and fries and all the other things of earth.'
Progressive, corporate, mild-mannered Minneapolis is an unlikely evangelical mecca, but the popularity of a particular leaky-shoed denizen has made it so for his many young, restless, and Reformed(ish) fans. Joe Rigney was just such a fan-turned-pilgrim when he made the trek from Texas to the Minnesotan tundra to study at his master’s feet; now he is assistant professor of theology and Christian worldview at Bethlehem College and Seminary. This is important context that enters into The Things of Earth through many autobiographical passages.
As you most likely know, the master’John Piper’has ...