Diana S. Frazier

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How do you exegete "the poor will always be with us" and reconcile that with the command to love our neighbor as ourselves? Enter Steve Lopez, Los Angeles Times columnist, looking for a lead on a one-off story and finding instead a four-plus-year relationship with an exceptional musician living on Skid Row. This is a […]

Diana S. Frazier
Tuesday, September 1st 2009

I admit it, my obsession with any potato product liberally sprinkled with salt has resulted in four years off and on the South Beach Diet. The basic principles all make sense-good carbs, good fats, good sugars-but actually maintaining a steady diet of eating well is hard work. It takes time to shop for food and […]

Diana S. Frazier
Friday, September 5th 2008

I've been mulling over how to start this for several days. I read Ayaan Hirsi Ali's explosive memoir, Infidel, in the context of other reading: A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini's second novel that focuses on the suffering of women in Islamic culture; and The Known World, a novel by Edward P. Jones about the […]

Diana S. Frazier
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Tuesday, November 6th 2007

Noise is at a low ebb. It's late Saturday afternoon at the annual Christian Booksellers' Association Convention in Dallas. It's 105 degrees outside, but the temperature in the big convention hall is comfortable. Most of the displays are up; vendors have until 8:00 p.m. to get ready or they will have to wait until Monday […]

Diana S. Frazier
Monday, July 16th 2007

In a recent conversation with a national Christian media executive, I was reminded that we often shoot one another within the evan-gelical community rather than work together against the enemy. On the surface, that's a valid observation. I have felt the pain from attacks within our circles. And I'm sure I've lobbed a few finely […]

Diana S. Frazier
Thursday, July 5th 2007

Each issue we'll look at a book published during Modern Reformation's 15-year history, with a look to why this book was and is still is significant. -EDS. Marva Dawn's Reaching Out Without Dumbing Down is just as valuable now as it was when published in 1995. Her book encourages church leaders and members to think […]

Diana S. Frazier
Marva J. Dawn
Friday, June 29th 2007

My reading list of late has ranged from The Kite Runner, to P. D. James mysteries, to Team of Rivals on Lincoln's administration. Business-related books rarely make it on my list, and the last book on economics I cracked was for a course in undergrad. So why did I persist to the last page? This […]

Diana S. Frazier
Wednesday, May 2nd 2007

“Modern Reformation has championed confessional Reformation theology in an anti-confessional and anti-theological age.”

Picture of J. Ligon Duncan, IIIJ. Ligon Duncan, IIISenior Minister, First Presbyterian Church
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