24th Sunday in Ordinary Time
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The blue-and-green-marbled planet is trying her best to restore stability.
Was my father right to embrace predestination?
If we take the doctrine seriously, then we dare not draw the circle of salvation along religious lines. Or any lines at all.
“Dad, why does Deuteronomy 20 talk about killing the boys and girls?”
My daughter wants to know. Even as a biblical scholar, I don’t have a good answer.
Immigration law and the politics of disgust
How Pharaoh treated the Hebrews and how the US has treated my people
First-century culture wars (24 A; Romans 14:1-12)
The issues are different, but the temptation is the same.
September 13, 24A (Exodus 14:19-31; Exodus 15:1b-11, 20-21)
It's time for us to hear the song of Moses and Miriam in a new way.
Walking with Moses from slavery to liberation
When Moses says “keep still,” he’s not recommending inactivity.
by Brian Bantum
Exodus: Journeys of Liberation, by Carl Dixon
Art selection and comment by John Kohan
Off the coast of Charleston
Delivered through the waters
The Red Sea, the baptistery, and the birth canal
Did the exodus really happen?
A new book challenges the scholarly consensus about one of the Hebrew Bible's central stories.
A faith without food rules (Romans 14:1-12)
Maybe we need to be pushed in different ways than the Romans did.
September 17, Ordinary 24A (Matthew 18:21–35)
The failure to forgive disrupts, distorts, and degrades community.
by Chris Dorsey
How Kathryn Tanner’s theology bridges doctrine and social action
Lots of theologians want to challenge economic injustice. Not many draw their arguments from Anselm and Aquinas.
What makes Israel a Jewish state?
Two Israelis, a lawyer and a rabbi, on the complicated relationship between religion and national identity
God in ordinary words: How the Bible speaks of the divine
The Bible's images for God must be taken in an analogical sense. Yet the Bible exhibits no anxiety about using them.
When the founders looked to Moses
Did Moses influence the founding of the United States? This historical question has generated controversy in Texas, where politicians, historians, and educators have recently debated whether Moses should be listed as an American founder in new social studies textbooks.
It all began in 2010, when the Texas State Board of Education said that students needed to "identify the individuals whose principles of laws and government institutions informed the American founding documents, including those of Moses.”