An evangelical scholar reads scripture through Artemis

Sandra Glahn shows how the Greek goddess’s prestige influenced the portrayal of women in Ephesians and 1 Timothy.

June 2, Ordinary 9B (1 Samuel 3:1–10, 11–20)

Opening up space and time in our lives is one way to invite God to speak.

Corrected by Jesus (John 3:1-17)

Jesus’ response to Nicodemus takes the form of a mild rebuke.

The Pharisees didn’t kill Jesus

If they had been the ones presiding over Jesus’ trial, says biblical scholar Israel Knohl, there wouldn’t have been a crucifixion.

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