Theology

Theology

Books

Why give alms?

A review of Peter Brown and David J. Downs

Belief in the incarnation places suffering bodies within the realm of Christian responsibility.

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Speaking of the cross

A review of Ingolf U. Dalferth and Stephen Finlan

Much of what Christianity has long been saying about the cross of Christ is problematic. So what is to be done about it?

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Love without coercion

A review of Thomas Jay Oord

Oord’s kenosis model is a compelling answer to the problem of evil—one that draws on scripture, theology, philosophy, and science.

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Four Testaments, edited by Brian Arthur Brown

Canadian pastor Brian Arthur Brown presents the sacred scriptures of four Eastern faith traditions alongside critical essays about the texts.

Books

Jesus and the Latter-day Saints

A review of John Turner

According to some Mormon traditions, God and Jesus have made babies—God with the Heavenly Mother, and Jesus with one of his wives.

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The power of small sins

A review of Cody J. Sanders and Angela Yarber

Far from being meaningless slights with minimal harm, microagressions intrude on the spiritual lives of those who are already marginalized and oppressed.