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Articles by Travis Scholl

Rev. Travis Scholl is managing editor of theological publications at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. He writes on religion and culture for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch at www.stltoday.com/civilreligion/travis-scholl. He's interested in religion and literature, contemporary poetry (both writing and reading), and pop culture. And he is looking for the resurrection of the dead.

The rise and fall (and rise again?) of American denominations
March 28, 2014 – 7:42 pm | No Comment
The rise and fall (and rise again?) of American denominations

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I don’t know what I’m giving up for Lent…yet
March 4, 2014 – 11:20 pm | No Comment
I don’t know what I’m giving up for Lent…yet

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What’s up among the evangelicals?
January 29, 2014 – 5:21 pm | No Comment
What’s up among the evangelicals?

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Who is Jesus? Depends on whose Jesus it is
December 17, 2013 – 6:44 pm | One Comment
Who is Jesus? Depends on whose Jesus it is

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Remembering Brother Mel
October 21, 2013 – 9:39 pm | No Comment
Remembering Brother Mel

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What makes a book sacred?
September 25, 2013 – 4:15 pm | 3 Comments
What makes a book sacred?

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What makes a book sacred?

Proper 22 • 2 Timothy 1:1–14 • October 6, 2013
September 24, 2013 – 7:00 am | One Comment

By Travis J. Scholl
I am consistently in awe of the poetic beauty, the intimacy, the sincerity of Paul’s second letter to Timothy. The eloquence of the letter makes it so easy for me to envision …

On Don Draper, Dostoevsky, and the anti-hero in us all
August 1, 2013 – 9:05 pm | No Comment
On Don Draper, Dostoevsky, and the anti-hero in us all

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Considering immigration on the eve of Independence Day
July 3, 2013 – 4:43 pm | 3 Comments
Considering immigration on the eve of Independence Day

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My first steps toward a theology of surprise
June 13, 2013 – 5:10 pm | 3 Comments
My first steps toward a theology of surprise

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