Two refreshing new books place the storyteller within the story he tells.
All living things are touched by divine grace—and caught up together in movement toward union with God.
Much of what Christianity has long been saying about the cross of Christ is problematic. So what is to be done about it?
Nevertheless, I think that John’s prologue has much more to say. In speaking about this Word become flesh, it also speaks powerfully to us about what it means to be human. Over the years, I kept returning to a few verses that changed the way that I saw the entire prologue and which consequently changed my entire theology.
We gather that some of our readers still don't want to talk Christology with us. But it's because of Jesus that the church has trouble in the world.
Bart Ehrman's conclusions aren't novel to anyone familiar with historical scholarship on Christology. But those aren't the readers he has in mind.
Explanations of the cross have been subject to major critiques in recent decades. Is it really the case that, given human sin, someone has to pay?
Some questions won't go away. The creed says Jesus was crucified "for us," but what do those two little words mean? What good is the cross?
An annotated list of top titles on atonement.
On a journey through North America, my wife and I attended many churches. At one the pastor insisted repeatedly that "the meaning and purpose of life is to have a personal relationship with Jesus." The claim irked me.