- CADRE Comments - Joe Hinman does some of his classic solid apologetic work -- reviewing and reality-checking current anti-Christian polemics -- in Early Church Mythers, told you they were coming.
- Conciliar Post - This blog had outstanding posts by more than one author.
Matthew Bryan re-opens the discussion on how to understand the atonement without re-engaging the old flame-war in Christus Victor Clarified.
Timon Cline has edifying reflections on The Enduring Relevance of Reinhold Niehbuhr.
- Dr Platypus - Dr. Pursiful has maintained his blog presence this year by keeping us apprised of the on-line Biblical Studies Carnivals.
- Euangelion - Another site with multiple authors.
Michael Bird looks at some ways in which abortion benefits men at the expense of women in What If I Told You that Abortion was a Patriarchal Con-Job on Women?
And Gene Veith considers how the #MeToo movement may have unintentionally awakened people to the moral/ethical issues involved in sex in Warnings Against the "Re-Moralization" of Sex.
- Forward Progress - Michael Kelley offers encouraging thoughts in While We're Busy Sleeping, Jesus is Busy Praying.
- Glory To God For All Things - Father Stephen meditates on how to move out of the current endless cycle of self-righteous blaming and deflection, how to repent, resolve, and restore in The Sins of a Nation.
- Jesus Creed - Scot McKnight is a prolific author and it seems almost a shame to choose only one entry; doubly so when I choose one re-posted from Reuters, and simply for its ability to console after a rough Christmas. Yet for this I am grateful for his post Christmas in the Vatican.
- Leithart - Earlier this month, Peter Leithart posted news that I was surprised and excited to see: a professional academically-credentialed scholar has covered some of the same lines of inquiry as my long-running series comparing the gospels in Can We Trust the Gospels? (a review of a book by the same name by Peter J Williams).
- Meta's Blog - Joe Hinman is a versatile thinker with wide-ranging interests. I'd recommend How Modern Thinking About God Went Wrong on his solo blog.
- The Pocket Scroll - MJH (who posts under initials to avoid reprisals against Christians in the academic world) considers variations in ancient canon law as an insight into Law and Mercy.
- Sun and Shield - Martin LaBar faithfully and regularly posts edifying content from The Art of Divine Contentment.
- Undivided Looking - Aron Wall takes a refreshingly non-polemical tour of archaeology and the Bible in Some comments on Biblical History.
- Weedon's Blog - I was not able to decide between two posts from the good chaplain this year, and so am mentioning both:
He ponders the study of prayer and the practice of prayer in Toward a Lutheran Theology of Prayer.
He also considers being doers of the word in his Homily on James 1.
- Aardvark Alley has been inactive this year. Thank you for your service!
- Quodlibeta - James Hannam came out of blogging retirement with Some thoughts on Toby Huff's The Rise of Early Modern Science.