New books that are shaping conversations about the Old Testament
If we want our biblical interpretation to align with the fullness of who Christ is, we need new lenses.
Craig Carter's book makes good points—and undermines them with his use of polemic.
What scripture means is not reducible to what it once meant.
Hans Boersma sees scripture as more open to imaginative reading than our modern methods permit. The key is faith in Christ.
A book of essays asks, is the Bible literature? How is a blessing like an oath? And what if Eve was just hungry?
Frances Taylor Gench doesn't ignore difficult texts about women; she wrestles with them. That's because she is committed to the Bible as scripture.
Some Orthodox Christians in Russia have taken issue with Apple’s logo recently, seeing an anti-Christian symbol for humanity’s original sin in the image of a bitten fruit. It’s hard to believe that Apple execs conspired with their graphic designers to offend Christians, but these Russian conservatives got me thinking. If we did assign significance to the Apple logo, what might it mean?