Canadian pastor Brian Arthur Brown presents the sacred scriptures of four Eastern faith traditions alongside critical essays about the texts.
Vincent van Gogh, Still Life With French Novels and Rose, oil on canvas, 1887.
According to some Mormon traditions, God and Jesus have made babies—God with the Heavenly Mother, and Jesus with one of his wives.
Belief in the incarnation places suffering bodies within the realm of Christian responsibility.
Far from being meaningless slights with minimal harm, microagressions intrude on the spiritual lives of those who are already marginalized and oppressed.
Even in the jagged edges of life, God’s glory shines. And we are the cultivators of this glory.
Much of what Christianity has long been saying about the cross of Christ is problematic. So what is to be done about it?
There’s some good news amid the gloom of global terrorism—namely, the little-known world of wasatiyya, or centrist, Islam.
Honest and harrowing, this spiritual autobiography testifies to God’s persuasive presence in a life that bears family legacies of slavery, alcoholism, abuse, and mental illness.
Oord’s kenosis model is a compelling answer to the problem of evil—one that draws on scripture, theology, philosophy, and science.
The physical reality of her son, the very tangible way that he is a part of her, will not go away. He is with her everywhere she goes.