Theodore Hiebert’s deft reading elicits a fresh awareness of the legitimacy of the other in Genesis.
Stephen Greenblatt weaves an impressive—but incomplete—tapestry of interpretations of the story of the Fall.
The ancient stories of Genesis bear witness to a created world that is interconnected and has value in God’s eyes.
I love Genesis for some of the same reasons the church fathers were wary of it.
We labor under the illusion that if the clock stopped between creation and Fall or between Fall and redemption, they would make sense on their own. But nothing could be more misleading.