Precision and beauty have kissed.
It’s not that we lack information about religion. It’s that we don’t deeply inhabit the religious stories we do know.
Gabriel Said Reynolds puts the two sacred texts into respectful, honest conversation.
Does biblical scholarship still matter for the life of faith?
Biblical images and stories don’t just give us information about Jesus, says Gordon Lathrop. They also give us something more.
Stories of Christians working in the world offer hope that heals.
The Green family's take on the Good Book is not as neutral as they let on.
Who I'd invite to my writers' dinner party
If it wasn’t for courageous women that dared to see beyond the lies.
In response to our request for essays on lies, we received many compelling reflections. Here is a selection.
Frances Taylor Gench doesn't ignore difficult texts about women; she wrestles with them. That's because she is committed to the Bible as scripture.
We laughed with hope as we witnessed a new generation hearing an ancient truth.
“Those who enact unjust policies are as good as dead, those who are always instituting unfair regulations, to keep the poor from getting fair treatment. . ."
Anton Wessels emphasizes points of convergence among the Abrahamic religions, even assimilating their scriptural perspectives into a single story. It's an audacious wager, and not without dangers.