18th Sunday in Ordinary Time
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Be Still and Know:
Nightly Roll Around at the Jabbok’s Edge
My gender is a circle
So I took a new name—as many characters in the Bible do.
by R/B Mertz
Aftermath of Miracle
by Eric Potter
Jesus Feeds the Hungry, by Milen Litchkov
art selection and comment by John Kohan
“The sun rose upon him, limping”
by Alex Mouw
Freedom spaces (Matthew 14:13-21; 18A)
God wants God's people to be free.
August 2, 18A (Genesis 32:22–31)
Who is Jacob wrestling with?
How Katherine Sonderegger finds delight in a humble God
Theology as a love letter to God
Cancer is a struggle, not a battle
3 reasons the warfare metaphor is problematic
The essential challenge of anti-Judaism in the Bible
Do anti-Semitic appeals to the Bible always constitute an abuse of scripture? Would that it were so simple.
by Greg Carey
Bruised and blessed by scripture
My hermeneutic of suspicion wasn’t enough. I needed a hermeneutic of the hip.
by Emmy Kegler
Convicted for taking water to thirsty people
The No More Deaths volunteers were imitating the logic of the incarnation.
In college, I changed my name to Rachel. It didn't stick.
Struggling with whether to abandon my Korean name made me think about the queerness in all of our identities.
Jacob and the angel, as told by the angel
I'm authorized to open seals, drive the chariot of fire, and pour out bowls of judgment. But wrestling someone?
The hunger that no meal satisfies
Isaiah 55 gives voice to the longing we can't quite name.
by Samuel Wells
Paul's concern for his kin (Romans 9:1–5)
This text is a painful confession.
August 6, Ordinary 18A (Isaiah 55:1-5; Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21; Matthew 14:13-21)
I can’t fathom a God who isn’t personal—and personally accountable.