Did God intend for Adam and Eve to live forever?
Maybe immortality is about more than not being dead.
by Brian Bantum
A mosaic of story
What if we did asystematic theology?
by Brian Bantum
Creation and new creation
A collection of essays invites artists and
theologians into conversation.
Created out of nothing means created out of love
To say creation is ex nihilo is to say that divine love is the only power at work in the creation of everything.
Climate change is a symptom of deeper planetary dysfunction
Five ideas for treating the greater disease
Shane McCrae reimagines the life of a wounded angel
Poetry that continues the rich literary tradition of angels and offers a new, illuminating perspective
The pandemic didn’t make our food system vulnerable
It always has been—because vulnerability is part of creation.
Praise, pilgrimage, and poetry
New collections by Jeanine Hathaway and Jeanne Murray Walker
A guide to religious education during the climate crisis
For Jennifer Ayres, it’s crucial to name our ecological identity and responsibility.
Reading the creation story in a dying world
The poetry of Genesis 1 invites us into a sort of palliative care for the earth.
Rowan Williams sees creation through the human, divine Christ
The incarnation doesn’t require a miracle; it reveals one that’s already there.
by S. Mark Heim
The extinction of whales, birds, and other creatures that once praised God
God called all of them good. Humans are rapidly destroying them.
Crossing the boundary between theology and science
Essays that consider the natural order as God's creation—in a way scientists might recognize.
Two new (very different) Old Testament translations
Is it man or humanity? Ark or chest?
Poetry for the sake of creation
In the face of unprecedented assaults on planet Earth, what good is poetry?
Paradox at the heart of poetry
The Still Pilgrim—seemingly Angela Alaimo O'Donnell's alter ego—reflects joy and longing.
Norman Wirzba views theology and ecology through 1 John 4:8, "Whoever does not love does not know God."
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.
People do not float through life in the bubble that is their skin. We are grounded, dependent beings that live through the lives and deaths of others.
Cosmos from nothing? Questions at the edge of science
Modern cosmology indicates that the universe cannot have been created without any constraints. So where do we find the elusive nihilo?