God’s labor, our deliverance
Isaiah doesn't politely, abstractly compare God to a mother giving birth. The text suggests that God squats and pants and bellows like a moose.
The Death of Jesus and Relations between Jews and Christians
Mary Boys offers concrete proposals for how the story of Jesus’ crucifixion can be told faithfully in the presence of Jewish conversation partners.
As a child I was afraid of the cross. Crosses with Jesus’ bloody body terrified me, but even the empty ones I saw in my father’s Lutheran church gave me shivers.
My father was a liberal Protestant, but my grandfather, who was also a minister, held a more traditional view of atonement theology.
In every age, the crucifixion has compelled artists with its raw human drama, as well as with its deeper meaning.
Our fall books issue includes annotated lists of essential titles on Revelation, evangelism and theodicy.
Thoughts on Life Unarmed
A Cruciform Memoir
Shortly after Glennon Melton was plucked from obscurity thanks to a series of enormously viral blog posts, Scribner beat out nine other major publishers in the bidding for her first book, Carry On, Warrior.
God’s at-one-ment with humanity
Some questions won't go away. The creed says Jesus was crucified "for us," but what do those two little words mean? What good is the cross?
Our fall books issue includes annotated lists of top
titles on the book of Job, atonement and children's ministry.
The True Meaning of Christian Sacrifice
How Christianity Traded Love of This World for Crucifixion and Empire
Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition
An annotated list of top titles on atonement.
Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews: A Jewish Life and the Emergence of Christianity, by Paula Fredriksen
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