Each Monday we publish Sunday's Coming, an email-only post on the upcoming readings, written by our current Living by the Word columnist.
Genesis 1:1-2:4a; Psalm 8; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20
How Christians Have Used the Bible’s First Man to Oppress, Inspire, and Make Sense of the World
Karl Giberson offers a cultural history of the Bible's first human. It's an intriguing and unsettling story.
The ethical world of multiplayer gaming
"Anyone for Assault on the Ringwraith's Lair?" types Kam. The fellowship he forms may include old or young, male or female, Jew or Greek.
A recent Templeton Foundation program sought to cultivate local conversation on science and faith. We asked some pastors to describe their experience.
A challenge for congregations
The geophysicist's talk had none of the triumphalism of efforts to prove God exists. It was the testimony of experience—and it was unequivocal doxology.
Questions at the edge of science
Modern cosmology indicates that the universe cannot have been created without any constraints. So where do we find the elusive nihilo?
Revised Common Lectionary © 1992 the Consultation on Common Texts. Used by permission.
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