Joseph’s whole story (Genesis 45:3-11, 15)
To preach on only a portion of this passage is to do it a disservice.
by Liz Goodman
Immigration law and the politics of disgust
How Pharaoh treated the Hebrews and how the US has treated my people
In the beginning, God created difference
Theodore Hiebert’s deft reading elicits a fresh awareness of the legitimacy of the other in Genesis.
The many lives of Adam and Eve
Stephen Greenblatt weaves an impressive—but incomplete—tapestry of interpretations of the story of the Fall.
The genesis of kinship
The ancient stories of Genesis bear witness to a created world that is interconnected and has value in God’s eyes.
Unsettled in the beginning
I love Genesis for some of the same reasons the church fathers were wary of it.
by Debbie Blue
What Genesis doesn’t say: Rethinking the creation story
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.