Theology

Theology

Books

Carnal theology

A review of Mayra Rivera

Flesh is indeterminate. It flows, changes over time, and is consumed and transformed. It becomes the reality of rich spiritual encounter.

Books

Faith’s ghastly legacy

A review of Dominic Erdozain

Christians fail to realize that the responsibility for rebellion against the faith lies invariably at their own door.

Books

God, the implied agent

One Good Book deserves another

Linguist Suzanne Kemmer helps me understand the book of Esther better.

Books

Haunting particularities

A review of Marilynne Robinson

To meet others as God meets us—prickly and imprecise and difficult though we may sometimes be—is a kind of grace.