Should scripture inform our ethics? How, and which parts?
If we want our biblical interpretation to align with the fullness of who Christ is, we need new lenses.
The creative retellings in Inspired model an account of inspiration that is as much a spiritual practice as a religious doctrine.
My hermeneutic of suspicion wasn’t enough. I needed a hermeneutic of the hip.
Craig Carter's book makes good points—and undermines them with his use of polemic.
How can preachers and listeners develop a practice of lingering with the text?
Wright tells a great story. Would the apostle recognize it?
In God's kingdom, sometimes less is more.
Joshua Jipp's book does something few biblical scholars attempt: it offers explicit proposals for the church.
What scripture means is not reducible to what it once meant.
From creation to Mary Magdalene, Barbara E. Reid offers convincing alternatives to sexist interpretations of scripture.
A new book challenges the scholarly consensus about one of the Hebrew Bible's central stories.
Stephen Greenblatt weaves an impressive—but incomplete—tapestry of interpretations of the story of the Fall.
Scripture shapes culture—but always through what we bring to it.
Willie James Jennings writes about tangible things—bodies, incarceration, healing—with graceful language that’s hard to pin down.