Compared to cosmologists, theologians have the advantage—and disadvantage—of revelation.
The unity of Christ's followers is not incidental to our salvation.
In the original Christian Pentecost are seeds of a universalist impulse, a catholic principle.
Faithful suffering has always been part of the calling for God’s people.
Paul refuses to let God become just another novelty.
Mary can’t experience the resurrected Jesus for the disciples, and the disciples can’t experience Jesus for Thomas.
Maybe the real reason we show betrayers so little compassion is that we’re afraid there is some Judas chromosome within all of us.
This is not a metaphorical desert. Left alone here at high noon, Jesus could die without water.