Ellen F. Davis
Ellen F. Davis teaches Bible and practical theology at Duke Divinity School.
The surprising gift of knowing my vocation
How I became the kind of person who wants to do the work to which she’s called.
February 4, 2021
The blinding horror of Abraham’s faith
It’s dangerous to trust God in the face of suffering. It’s more dangerous not to.
October 13, 2016
Our proper place: The poetry of care and loss
Likely no culture has been so ignorant and contemptuous of place as is contemporary industrialized society....
June 15, 2010
Hebrew without whining: Teaching biblical languages in Sudan
A few years ago, when I asked the head of Renk Theological College in Southern Sudan to name his top priority for the school’s faculty and curriculum, he said without hesitation: “We need biblical ...
January 13, 2009
Beyond criticism: Learning to read the Bible again
A cartoon in the New Yorker shows a man making inquiry at the information counter of a large bookstore....
April 20, 2004
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