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Serene Jones’s memoir poses as many theological questions as answers
Theology is story, and Jones is a rousing storyteller.
by Henry L. Carrigan Jr.
An anti-Enlightenment ax to grind
Craig Carter's book makes good points—and undermines them with his use of polemic.
by Brad East
The logic of Calvin's reform
If Luther's reform was triggered by a critique of indulgences, Calvin's was triggered by a critique of idolatry.
by Michelle Sanchez
The plain, difficult sense of scripture
Calvin argued for the self-evident clarity of the Bible—the same Bible he wrote thousands of pages about.
by Mark Labberton
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.
by Douglas F. Ottati
If your mother is drowning in one location and two strangers in another, should you save your mother or the two strangers?
by Douglas J. Schuurman
To meet others as God meets us—prickly and imprecise and difficult though we may sometimes be—is a kind of grace.
by Rachel Marie Stone
Surprisingly, evidence showed that the environmental movement’s most significant moments were overwhelmingly led by lapsed Presbyterians.
by Alan Van Wyk
When I was a child, I read only baseball box scores. More recently, when Marilynne Robinson has a new book I immediately order it.
by John Buchanan
The accepted baseline for study of the Psalms is genre analysis. Beyond that baseline, however, several interpretive options are available.
by William C. Placher