My daughter wants to know. Even as a biblical scholar, I don’t have a good answer.
From farms to churches, no place feels safe.
We know what violence is, but what counts as religion?
My mother grew up in a violent home. But violence was not the totality of her life.
How do you construct a narrative in the aftermath of communal trauma?
A book about the psychology and politics of doing terrible things to one another
Facing the “intolerable trouble” of antiblack violence
Jess Row asks what happens when alienation turns to rage.
In Luke’s postresurrection appearances, the disciples have to reckon with the traumatic somatic.
Evoking the murders of unarmed black men, this collection is meant to appall us.
At the border, survivors of violence present their scarred bodies as testimony.
We don't have to choose a political party. We do have to name the problem for what it is.
Jeremiah Webster charts a via negativa in verse.
Sexual violence doesn't always allow its survivors to claim redemption.
Jewish history tells me to be both compassionate and alert. When it comes to the Palestinian conflict, I don't know how to do both at once.