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.
Jesus isn’t pitting himself against poor people. He’s one of them.
From baby in a basket to liberating lawgiver, Moses has been all things to all people.
Matthew L. Skinner recommends the best recently published books in his field.
The lines between sacred history and contemporary life are wonderfully, miraculously blurred.
Katharine Bushnell was a reforming whirlwind who left the mission field to campaign for temperance and against the sex trade.
The history of Palestinian Christian interpretation of the Old Testament reminds us of the nuanced, fragile nature of life in that region.
For the Bible to belong not only to the church or the academy but to the people, a guidebook is needed. Harvey Cox provides one.
Robert Gregg traces five scriptural stories as they were later understood by commentators—Jewish, Christian, and Muslim.