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A humble God?
Matthew Wilcoxen traces the idea from Augustine through Katherine Sonderegger.
by J. Scott Jackson
Shaping a place where people can become more like Christ
Scot McKnight looks to Paul to define the pastoral task.
by Zen Hess
Black women’s faith, black women’s flourishing
Womanist theology proclaims a future beyond the strongholds of racism, sexism, and injustice.
by Eboni Marshall Turman
How a tweet turned Eric Metaxas into my brother
It’s all fun and games until your political enemy calls you “dear sister in Christ.”
by Elizabeth Palmer
The Bible in conversation with the liturgy
Biblical images and stories don’t just give us information about Jesus, says Gordon Lathrop. They also give us something more.
by Paul E. Hoffman
The radiance of religious poetry
Two anthologies locate grace in unexpected places.
by Peggy Rosenthal
Things are always falling apart
Is there a center that can hold?
by M. Craig Barnes
Faith is formed in us by the Spirit and the life of the church. It renews our elemental confidence and creates our disposition toward the world.
by Douglas F. Ottati
Belief in the incarnation places suffering bodies within the realm of Christian responsibility.
by Margaret R. Miles
I thumbed through a stack of Xeroxed images, looking at the multiple faces of Jesus that a friend compiled for her theology paper. She had gone to the library and photocopied profiles from around the globe.