Time for some Monday links:

NT Wright defends the study of the historical Jesus.

Trevin Wax posts a sort of insider’s take on an outsider’s take on American evangelicalism.

Unchurched believers versus churched unbelievers.

Halden on an Easter irony.

And lastly, because I feel like it, and I can, I’ll entreat you to listen to a little ditty by The National (fitting since I discovered them watching a YouTube video embedded in a blog):